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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
 - A recently-emerged strain of avian influenza virus in poultry in Southeast Asia known as A(H5N6) represents a new threat to animal health and livelihoods and must ...read more
25/09/2014
 - Conducting a study tour to Indonesia from 9-14 March 2014 is a key capacity building and advocacy-related activity implemented through FAO’s Vietnam’s Technical Cooperation Program-in support ...read more
13/09/2014
 - Poultry production, and its associated activities, account for around one percent of Indonesia’s gross domestic product and provide the majority of animal protein consumed by 232 ...read more
16/06/2014
 - To help preserve the agricultural production and food security of concerned populations in the Sahel by controlling the current Desert Locust outbreak in the infested areas. ...read more
29/05/2014
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) today pledged to step up their existing collaboration ...read more
25/05/2014
 - The Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was asked to participate in the Ministerial ...read more
04/04/2014
 - To improve food security and promote wealth creation through the progressive control of transboundary animal diseases (TADs) of strategic importance in the Southern African Development Community ...read more
18/03/2014
 - To strengthen the Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) via the establishment and operations of the Crisis Management Centre – Animal Health (CMC-AH), thereby enhancing ...read more
10/03/2014
 -  At the end of February, new fighting was reported in Malakal town, Upper Nile State, raising concern about further displacement and the conditions of populations in ...read more
10/03/2014
 - FAO says there is no evidence that human patients infected with influenza A(H7N9), a low pathogenic virus in poultry, can transmit the virus to animals, including ...read more
20/02/2014