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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
 - The importance of prevention cannot be overestimated. In this environment of climate change and global marketing of agricultural products, we would expect that transboundary diseases and ...read more
05/11/2012
 - Although cassava is an important food security crop, it has been threatened first by the outbreak of Cassava Mosaic Diseases (CMD) and lately Cassava Brown Streak ...read more
30/10/2012
 - Continued partnership will strengthen countries' preparedness, surveillance and response - FAO's commitment to fight emerging disease threats in "hotspot" regions worldwide is getting a boost with ...read more
29/10/2012
 - The management of livestock diseases is of critical importance if Kenya is going to combat rising levels of poverty in its arid lands and capitalize on ...read more
26/10/2012
 - To increase resilience of vulnerable livestock households to disaster risks.
22/10/2012
 - To improve the national capacity in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for safe and accurate diagnosis of brucellosis and Q fever, establish the epidemiological situation of ...read more
09/10/2012
 - How innovative technology by FAO is promoting a savings culture for grains Osama is dead and the women of Kimu market in Kyuso district are a happy ...read more
02/10/2012
 - To control and eradicate the transboundary animal disease (TAD) of RVF in the Sudan, so that affected livestock owners could resume full production and livestock trade ...read more
13/09/2012
 - To contribute to livelihood protection of pastoralists in Ethiopia’s Somali and Oromia Regions through the strengthening of a comprehensive livestock disease surveillance, monitoring and reporting system. ...read more
22/08/2012
 - FAO acts to stop spread of disease that has killed 75 000 goats and threatens neighbouring countries - FAO is mobilizing emergency support for the Democratic ...read more
17/07/2012