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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
 - 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
 - Contribuer au renforcement de la sécurité alimentaire des populations affectées par la crise en Côte d’Ivoire à travers l’amélioration de l’état sanitaire du bétail.
12/07/2010
 - FAO today urged heightened international surveillance against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) following three recent incursions in Japan and South Korea. “We are worried because the rigorous biosecurity ...read more
28/04/2010
 - An international team of experts has warned that while more is known today about the role of wild birds in the spread of the highly pathogenic ...read more
23/03/2010
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