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 - Nearly a third of Peru’s 29 million people live below the poverty line. In rural areas, where most people make a living from agriculture, that figure reaches 60 percent. Frequent ...READ MORE
 - The Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was asked to participate in the Ministerial ...read more
04/04/2014
 - To enable FAO and the World Food Programme (WFP) to provide systematic support to Food Security and Agriculture Cluster (FSAC) partners at national and regional levels ...read more
02/10/2013
 - Mass dog vaccinations and public awareness key to breaking cycle of transmission The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal ...read more
27/09/2013
 - International experts recommend vigilance and promote targeted surveillance, market restructuring to fight H7N9, H5N1 and other threats FAO has issued a new warning to the international community ...read more
16/09/2013
 - To minimize the level of infection of H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) viruses in Cambodia.
05/09/2013
 - In recent years, floods, landslides, droughts and hurricanes have crippled agricultural production in the Caribbean, where agriculture is the main livelihood activity for a significant number ...read more
27/05/2013
 - Pastoral communities in Kenya depend on watering holes for their livestock. Water shortages have led to conflict among communities and for some pastoralists to give up ...read more
09/01/2013
 - To improve the preparedness of regional and country partners, together with FAO country offices, to respond to crises and emergencies in Eastern and Central Africa.
01/10/2012
 - To control and eradicate the transboundary animal disease (TAD) of RVF in the Sudan, so that affected livestock owners could resume full production and livestock trade ...read more
13/09/2012
 - Drought in some parts of the world has hurt global grain production and contributed to food price spikes virtually every other year since 2007, highlighting the ...read more
27/08/2012
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