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 - FAO and its partners say that a global effort is needed to prevent the rapid spread of the deadly Fusarium wilt disease in bananas, which poses ...read more
26/12/2014
 - A US$4 million project to strengthen controls of food security threats and better manage plant and animal pests and diseases in the Southern African region was ...read more
28/11/2014
 - In the period April to June 2014, 260 teachers from primary and secondary schools from all ten districts of Lesotho participated in training on Conservation Agriculture ...read more
14/07/2014
 - In Madagascar, locust swarms are threatening the livelihoods and food security of 13 million people. That's about 60% of the island's population. Our report explores the ...read more
19/05/2014
 - Locust swarms are threatening the livelihoods and food security of 13 million people in Madagascar. That's about 60% of the island's population. Our report explores the ...read more
09/05/2014
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is warning countries to step up monitoring, reporting and prevention of one of the world’s most ...read more
17/04/2014
 - Preventing transboundary diseases and pests and threats to the food chain saves lives, saves livelihoods, and saves money. Prevention includes actions such as vaccination, hygiene, good practices, ...read more
03/02/2014
 -  In the past Crisis in the Sahel Faced with the lingering effects of the 2012 food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel, high food prices, recurrent natural disasters, ...read more
03/02/2014
 - Although the consumption of cassava in northern Uganda reduced during the 20 years of war and displacement, the crop is now back in the diet of ...read more
28/11/2013
 - Malagasy Migratory Locust swarm observed on 26/09/2013 at 115km northwest of Tsiroanomandidy (45,4°E/17,9°S) at around 3:00 p.m. This swarm flew over the survey team for more than ...read more
18/10/2013
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