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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - Since the Syrian conflict, the spread of trans-border animal diseases has become a major problem. Bruno Minjauw is FAO’S ‎Resilience and Liaison officer in Lebanon. He ...read more
08/04/2015
 - High-level authorities from 15 countries pledged on Thursday to collaborate on a global plan to wipe out forever the devastating animal disease known as ‘Peste des ...read more
02/04/2015
 - Peste des petits ruminants (PPR), a highly contagious viral disease affecting sheep and goats, causes a staggering USD 1.45 billion to USD 2.1 billion in losses ...read more
01/04/2015
 - To lessen the adverse impacts of hazards, reduce vulnerability and strengthen community resilience so that countries in the region become more food secure and able to ...read more
31/03/2015
 - The world can definitively stamp out a plague that devastates sheep and goats, freeing hundreds of millions of rural families from one of the major risks ...read more
31/03/2015
 - Situation Overview The political crisis in South Sudan has resulted in massive fighting among rival military and tribal groups since December 2013. This situation has caused countrywide ...read more
30/03/2015
 - To contribute to the food and nutrition security of poor smallholder producers in South Sudan through the improvement of livestock health and containment of disease outbreaks ...read more
23/03/2015
 - Strong winds, heavy rains and floods resulting from Tropical Cyclone Pam have caused extensive damage to agriculture throughout Vanuatu, including the main food and export crops, ...read more
20/03/2015
 - An investigation on livestock disease transmission was conducted in Nimule, South Sudan, in February 2015. A team of livestock experts from FAO and the Government of ...read more
06/03/2015
 - With funding from the Swiss Development Cooperation, FAO and partners in Liberia including the Ministries of Agriculture and Gender are reaching out to 3 000 households ...read more
02/03/2015