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 - In July 1965, the 44th session of the Council of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) approved the establishment of the Commission for controlling the Desert ...read more
28/07/2016
 - 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
 - The FAO Commission for controlling the Desert Locust in the Western Region (CLCPRO) strengthens national capacities of locust-affected countries in West and Northwest Africa in planning, ...read more
19/05/2016
 - The ability of diagnostic laboratories to detect and characterize infectious agents, and therefore to support the prevention and management of health threats, is frequently constrained by ...read more
11/04/2016
 - Trransboundary aquatic animal diseases (TAADS) are a primary constraint to sustainable aquaculture production, and have a significant socio-economic and environmental impact in several aquaculture countries and ...read more
23/03/2016
 - Monitoring, providing early warning, and acting promptly to control outbreaks of locust and other migratory pests are crucial to ensure that timely and appropriate action can ...read more
08/02/2016
 - Outbreaks of transboundary animal and plant pests and diseases, including forest pests and aquatic diseases, food safety and radiation events has been increasing over the past ...read more
20/12/2015
 -  Rift Valley fevere (RVF) is a zoonotic, viral, vector-borne disease representing a threat to human health, animal health and livestock production in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Near ...read more
23/11/2015
 - Transboundary animal diseases (TADs) including zonooses are highly contagious epidemic diseases that can spread extremely rapidly, irrespective of national borders. Controlling infectious diseases of animals, and ...read more
02/10/2015
 - Many of the pesticides used in desert locust control pose a risk to the environment and to human health, even if they are used judiciously. To ...read more
07/09/2015
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