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 - Highlights FAO Chief Veterinary Officer and ECTAD RAP Regional Manager visit to China Strengthening cooperation in the area of animal health between China and FAO: Veterinary Bureau delegation ...read more
10/06/2017
 - Highlights 26 new trainees embarked on the journey to become field epidemiologists – CFETPV 4th cohort 1st module on outbreak investigation. FAO and WHO in China gather partners ...read more
05/04/2017
 - This information fact sheet sets out to show how an SMS Gateway system developed by FAO has been used to improve rural communication, support animal disease ...read more
05/04/2017
 - The human food chain is under continued threat from an alarming increase in the number of outbreaks of transboundary animal diseases (TADs). Considering the resurgence of ...read more
27/03/2017
 - A resurgent outbreak of a new strain of avian influenza that can be lethal for humans underscores the need for robust and rapid detection and response ...read more
17/03/2017
 -  In all regions of the world, livelihoods of people are sustained partially or entirely by the livestock sector. Livestock contribute approximately 40 percent of the global value ...read more
22/01/2017
 - Preventing animal disease and plant pest outbreaks and food safety incidents before they occur is essential to protecting the food chain. Most food chain crises are ...read more
18/01/2017
 - Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a destructive, fast spreading viral disease that kills sheep and goats (small ruminants) and devastates livelihoods throughout most of Africa, ...read more
27/12/2016
 - To improve the characterization and surveillance of influenza-related pandemic threats at national and regional levels in livestock populations.
10/11/2016
 - The ground has been broken on a major international initiative to rid the world of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) - also known as sheep and ...read more
28/10/2016