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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
 - Faced with the lingering effects of the 2012 food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel, high food prices, recurrent natural disasters, animal disease outbreaks and plant infestations, many families in ...READ MORE
 - To control and eradicate the transboundary animal disease (TAD) of RVF in the Sudan, so that affected livestock owners could resume full production and livestock trade ...read more
13/09/2012
 - To contribute to livelihood protection of pastoralists in Ethiopia’s Somali and Oromia Regions through the strengthening of a comprehensive livestock disease surveillance, monitoring and reporting system. ...read more
22/08/2012
 - FAO acts to stop spread of disease that has killed 75 000 goats and threatens neighbouring countries - FAO is mobilizing emergency support for the Democratic ...read more
17/07/2012
 - 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
 - Juan Lubroth is FAO's Chief Veterinary Officer.
26/05/2011
 - The national Delegates of Members of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) declared today that rinderpest, one of the deadliest diseases of cattle and of ...read more
25/05/2011
 - 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
 - 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
 - Inside this issue: • From the Desk of FAOR Kenya • From the Desk of Regional Manager a.i • Workshop for Regional Strategy • Meet the ECTAD Eastern Africa Team • ...read more
01/09/2010
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