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 - Experts attending a technical meeting convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Nairobi to discuss the Fall armyworm infestation in ...read more
26/04/2017
 - As millions of east African farmers seek to recover from a devastating drought, they face a new threat – the fall armyworm. The pest has been ...read more
25/04/2017
 - 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
 - Lewis Hove, FAO Reprensentative in South Africa, speaks about the fall armyworm outbreak in Southern Africa at PowerFM radio.
09/02/2017
 - A fall armyworm outbreak, the first emergence of the pest in southern Africa, is causing considerable crop damage in some countries. If the pest damage aggravates, ...read more
03/02/2017
 - Preventing animal disease and plant pest outbreaks and food safety incidents before they occur is essential to protecting the food chain. Most food chain crises are ...read more
18/01/2017
 - Invasive alien species (IAS) have become a serious threat to the productivity of forest plantations in many parts of the world. In Zimbabwe, there are three new ...read more
21/11/2016
 - An outbreak of wheat rust disease in critical wheat-growing regions of Ethiopia is threatening recent crop production gains in parts of the country, following a long ...read more
08/11/2016
 - This good practice fact sheet aims to share the experience and technology behind eLocust3, a highly effective data recording and transmission system for crop pest monitoring. ...read more
28/09/2016
 - Transboundary animal diseases (terrestrial and aquatic), plant pests and diseases (agriculture and forest plants) and food safety hazards, are raising public awareness for their potential impact ...read more
25/09/2016
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