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 - The occurrence of transboundary plant pests and animal diseases poses grave socio-economic consequences as it affects food and nutrition security, human health, livelihoods, trade and ...read more
13/07/2018
 - ‘With a good harvest, we have enough maize for ourselves, and then some to sell. But right now we have to buy the maize to feed ...read more
22/06/2018
 - The FAO Office of Evaluation (OED) recently carried out an evaluation of FAO’s work on transboundary animal and plant pests and diseases and food safety threats. ...read more
22/03/2018
 - FAO launched today a comprehensive guide on the integrated pest management of Fall Armyworm on maize. Designed for Farmers Field Schools, the guide will help smallholder ...read more
17/02/2018
 - Faced with the infestation of millions of hectares of maize, most in the hands of smallholder farmers, and the relentless spread of Fall Armyworm (FAW) across ...read more
16/02/2018
 - Prolonged dry spells, erratic rainfall, high temperatures and the presence of the voracious fall armyworm have significantly dampened Southern Africa’s current agricultural season’s cereal production prospects. ...read more
09/02/2018
 - FAO has taken and is taking several actions in response to Fall Armyworm: FAO projects: Since the onset of FAW, FAO has undertaken several actions to strengthen ...read more
31/01/2018
 - Efforts in South Sudan to fight Fall armyworm, an insect that destroys crops, have received a boost thanks to the Government of Japan’s decision to provide ...read more
06/12/2017
 - 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
 - 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
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