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 - Between August and October 2012, torrential rains led to devastating floods in several states, causing considerable human casualties and damage to crops, livestock and fisheries. High food prices, resulting from ...READ MORE
 - FAO is providing essential agricultural tools, better quality seeds, livestock feed and veterinary care to the most vulnerable populations in Burkina Faso to help them face the new food and ...READ MORE
 - Several species of Tephritidae have a greater impact on global agricultural horticulture trade than almost any other pest. The Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in ...read more
22/05/2015
 - Thousands of farming families whose livelihoods were devastated by the recent earthquakes in Nepal will soon have access to time-critical agricultural inputs thanks to rapid funding ...read more
20/05/2015
 - Key findings This brochure presents the preliminary findings of a study of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on the impact of natural ...read more
17/05/2015
 - The FAO team visited the various districts in Bangui to discuss and gather the experience of the heads of the Benz-vi (5th district), Pétevo (6th district) ...read more
07/05/2015
 - Unsafe food causes considerable morbidity and mortality. More than 200 diseases are spread through food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites, natural toxins, pesticides, and chemical or ...read more
27/04/2015
 - Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is expected to improve food security, livestock genetics and better flock ...read more
23/04/2015
 - Achieving food security for all is at the heart of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO’s) efforts. FAO aims to make sure ...read more
20/04/2015
 - The special event will address some of the challenges for the UN System, in its engagement with countries and partners, to achieve the goals and priorities ...read more
02/04/2015
 - High-level authorities from 15 countries pledged on Thursday to collaborate on a global plan to wipe out forever the devastating animal disease known as ‘Peste des ...read more
02/04/2015
 - Agriculture at increasing risk Agriculture is a source of livelihood for over 35 percent of the world’s population. Natural hazards and disasters – such as floods, drought, ...read more
30/03/2015
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