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 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - The majority of Bolivians relies on the agriculture sector for their livelihoods; however about 85 percent of farmers can only produce at subsistence levels and 40 percent of the population ...READ MORE
 - Good Emergency Management Practice: The Essentials - A guide to preparing for animal health emergencies is one of FAO’s GEMP publications, focused on preparedness. Planning for emergency ...read more
07/02/2012
 - The Crisis Management Centre - Animal Health (CMC-AH) is a primary facility of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for animal disease ...read more
17/10/2011
 - Flanked by Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Ministers and other international dignitaries, FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today unveiled a commemorative plaque to celebrate global freedom from rinderpest, or cattle ...read more
25/06/2011
 - Maasai elders in Kenya are among those who have seen, first-hand, the devastation caused by rinderpest, or cattle plague. For millennia, the virus was a threat ...read more
10/06/2011
 - Eliminating the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus from poultry in the six countries where it remains endemic will take ten or more years, according to ...read more
21/04/2011
 - Contribuer à la réduction de la malnutrition aiguë et de la mortalité des populations les plus vulnérables, en particulier les enfants de moins de cinq ans ...read more
30/03/2011
 - Faut-il inclure le déstockage dans les activités d’urgence ? Comment cibler les bénéficiaires ? Que faire de la viande ? Ces séries de questions que se ...read more
01/02/2011
 - FAO's mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy. ...read more
03/01/2011
 - Throughout history, rinderpest regularly devastated buffalo and cattle herds in Asia and Europe and occasionally caused havoc in North Africa.
21/11/2010
 - An ambitious global effort that has brought rinderpest, a deadly cattle plague, to the brink of extinction is ending all field activities, paving the way for ...read more
14/10/2010
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