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 - 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
 - How innovative technology by FAO is promoting a savings culture for grains Osama is dead and the women of Kimu market in Kyuso district are a happy ...read more
02/10/2012
 - Experts urge funding, swift action to protect staple food crop - A new variant of a cassava disease is affecting large parts of East Africa, especially ...read more
16/11/2011
 - To improve food security in the areas of Afghanistan where potatoes are a major crop through the eradication of Colorado potato beetle (CPB), an alien invasive ...read more
02/02/2011
 - Findings made during a field verification and evaluation visit by an international team of scientists led by experts from FAO and the Government of Liberia suggest ...read more
04/02/2009
 - Huge hordes of ravenous caterpillars have appeared in northern Liberia destroying crops and vegetation, sending terrified villagers fleeing from their homes, and raising the spectre of a ...read more
22/01/2009
 - Following the detection of the Ebola-Reston virus in pigs in the Philippines, FAO, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Health Organization (WHO) ...read more
23/12/2008
 - Representatives of major wheat producing countries have called for urgent coordinated action to prevent and control the wheat stem rust disease strain Ug99, FAO said today. The ...read more
12/11/2008
 - FAO is helping Morocco deal with an outbreak of peste des petits ruminants (PPR) that threatens to kill millions of sheep and goats and could possibly ...read more
09/09/2008
 -  In the past Ebola outbreak Sierra Leone has made notable progress since the end of its civil war in 2002, yet many people still live below the poverty ...read more
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