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 - Faced with the lingering effects of the 2012 food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel, high food prices, recurrent natural disasters, animal disease outbreaks and plant infestations, many families in ...READ MORE
 - The Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) is considered the most dangerous of all migratory pest species in the world. It threatens people’s livelihoods, food security, the environment ...read more
21/02/2015
 - In the period April to June 2014, 260 teachers from primary and secondary schools from all ten districts of Lesotho participated in training on Conservation Agriculture ...read more
14/07/2014
 - In Madagascar, locust swarms are threatening the livelihoods and food security of 13 million people. That's about 60% of the island's population. Our report explores the ...read more
19/05/2014
 - Locust swarms are threatening the livelihoods and food security of 13 million people in Madagascar. That's about 60% of the island's population. Our report explores the ...read more
09/05/2014
 - Preventing transboundary diseases and pests and threats to the food chain saves lives, saves livelihoods, and saves money. Prevention includes actions such as vaccination, hygiene, good practices, ...read more
03/02/2014
 - Malagasy Migratory Locust swarm observed on 26/09/2013 at 115km northwest of Tsiroanomandidy (45,4°E/17,9°S) at around 3:00 p.m. This swarm flew over the survey team for more than ...read more
18/10/2013
 - In response to the armyworm outbreak, which affected Lesotho in January and February 2013, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS) and the Food and ...read more
10/09/2013
 - Late January 2013 an African Armyworm outbreak has been reported in Lesotho. 8 districts of a total of 10 have reported infestation of African Armyworm, a ...read more
21/06/2013
 - Locusts have already infested over half of the island nation’s cultivated land and livestock pastures. Some 13 million people’s food security and livelihoods are at stake, ...read more
21/06/2013
 - The importance of prevention cannot be overestimated. In this environment of climate change and global marketing of agricultural products, we would expect that transboundary diseases and ...read more
05/11/2012