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 - There is an urgent need to step up collective efforts to fight fast-spreading, cross-border animal and plant pests and diseases that could threaten global food security. ...read more
30/11/2017
 - Map of areas affected by Fall Armyworms as of 23 November 2017.
23/11/2017
 - FAO has taken and is taking several actions in response to Fall Armyworm: FAO projects: Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) projects on FAW management are ongoing in Central ...read more
24/10/2017
 - The occurrence of transboundary animal diseases - especially those that can be transmitted to human beings from animals - poses grave socio-economic consequences for Southern Africa. They affect ...read more
16/08/2017
 - To enhance the capacity of farmers and the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development (MoAIWD) to prepare for and respond to armyworm and red locust ...read more
14/08/2017
 - To increase the awareness and application of conservation agriculture (CA) by disaster risk reduction (DRR) actors in order to scale up the approach among vulnerable households ...read more
02/08/2017
 - To contribute to reducing the risk of food and nutrition insecurity by building strong and resilient livelihoods among poor, rural farming households.
28/07/2017
 - FAO has taken and is taking several actions in response to FAW: A Framework for the Coordinated Management of Fall Armyworm in Africa: Based on the actions ...read more
30/06/2017
 - Large agricultural harvests in some regions of the world are buoying global food supply conditions, but protracted fighting and unrest are increasing the ranks of the ...read more
08/06/2017
 - Nature of the threat and its spread in Africa FAW was first detected in Central and Western Africa in early 2016 (Sao Tome and Principe, Nigeria, Benin ...read more
05/06/2017
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