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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
 - 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
 - Sommaire: Prévention et lutte contre la grippe aviaire: Dans le cadre des activités du projet FAO grippe aviaire financé par l’Union Européenne (UE), le mois de septembre 2010 ...read more
01/09/2010
 - Millions of livestock have been affected by the floods in Pakistan and are badly in need of food and medicine, FAO said today. Around 200 000 cows, sheep, ...read more
20/08/2010
 - 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
 - In animal health circles, it's the equivalent of the Apollo 11 moon landing: some time in the next 18 months, FAO jointly with the World Organisation for ...read more
30/11/2009
 - In Georgia, livestock production represents 60 percent of the total value of agricultural production. After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, livestock ...read more
02/11/2009
 - An estimated 150 000 people in Yemen are displaced as a result of past and renewed conflict between Al Houthi rebels and the Government. Following five ...read more
03/09/2009
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