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 - 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
 - Wheat is the most widely grown crop globally and a source of food and livelihoods for over 1 billion people in many developing countries. Rust diseases ...read more
27/02/2017
 - The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) inaugurated the country’s first Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Operations ...read more
05/12/2016
 - Locusts are a serious threat to agro-pastoral resources, food security and livelihoods in Africa and Asia where they can have major economic, social and environmental impacts. ...read more
19/10/2016
 - Assessments are a crucial element of the entire humanitarian programme cycle, informing decision-making processes and response options. Those undertaken by the Food and Agriculture Organization of ...read more
31/08/2016
 - To strengthen the ability of affected households to prepare for, respond to and recover from possible flood events.
26/07/2016
 - To reduce the impact of disasters on at-risk populations’ health, and food and nutrition security.
12/07/2016
 - Key messages The impact of the current El Niño is overwhelming for any one agency or government and requires concerted and decisive assistance from the international community. This ...read more
06/07/2016
 - Accidental or malicious releases of radioactive material have the potential to threaten health and disrupt life. Experience has shown that communities, agricultural production and food trade ...read more
11/06/2016
 - A major new partnership to better prepare countries and communities for disasters is being launched today at the World Humanitarian Summit as a united response to a ...read more
24/05/2016
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