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 - In August 2017, unprecedented flooding affected over 8 million people across 32 districts of Bangladesh, damaging nearly 620 000 houses and causing the death of 145 ...read more
03/02/2018
 - Highlights: Multi-sectors work together to strengthen agricultural collaboration under the Belt and Road Initiative Applying new technology to enhance H7N9 control through rapid detection and response FAO, WHO and ...read more
31/01/2018
 - Over the summer of 2017, Mongolia experienced a prolonged drought, affecting 80 percent of key agricultural areas and pastoral rangelands. As a result, the country suffered ...read more
26/01/2018
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Australia and the Australian Water Partnership ...read more
05/12/2017
 - There is an urgent need to step up collective efforts to fight fast-spreading, cross-border animal and plant pests and diseases that could threaten global food security. ...read more
30/11/2017
 - Since 25 August 2017, more than 621 000 Rohingya refugees escaping violence have crossed from Rakhine State, Myanmar into camps and makeshift settlements in Cox’s Bazar, ...read more
22/11/2017
 - More than 830 000 Rohingya refugees are sheltering in Bangladesh, having escaped violence and persecution in Myanmar. This includes more than 618 000 people, the vast ...read more
16/11/2017
 - Rt Hon Winston Peters, Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand and Minister of Foreign Affairs announced that New Zealand has earmarked US$2.5 million to support agricultural ...read more
13/11/2017
 - To protect the livelihoods of vulnerable livestock holders in flood-affected and conflict areas through the provision of animal feed and veterinary supplies, as well as improve ...read more
16/10/2017
 - Highlights: FAO China ECTAD attendance at the H7N9 activities review meeting FAO China ECTAD participating in the Second Regional Technical Consultation on Zoonotic Influenza Surveillance in Asia and ...read more
09/10/2017