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 - Surveillance and early warning of animal disease outbreaks, including zoonotic diseases, with potential public health impact enables national authorities to advise at-risk populations. However, early detection ...read more
21/08/2015
 - The livestock crisis continues to deepen and spread in South Sudan. Last December, FAO warned of a “silent emergency” as the ongoing conflict and instability undermined ...read more
17/08/2015
 - The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization is calling for $20 million to prevent the spread of the highly viral avian flu H5N1 across West Africa. The ...read more
22/07/2015
 - Fears are growing that without timely intervention to stem outbreaks of the highly virulent avian flu virus H5N1 across West Africa, further spread across the region ...read more
20/07/2015
 - Livestock play a vital role in the livelihoods of communities in the bordering countries of South Sudan and Uganda. However, when these animals are crossing from ...read more
06/07/2015
 - A two-day regional emergency consultation meeting held in Abuja, Nigeria, on 15 and 16 June 2015, discussed regional and national strategies and their implementation to improve ...read more
22/06/2015
 - FAO STRATEGY The most urgent priority of FAO and all UN partners is stopping the epidemic and ending the tragic loss of life. Immediate action must also ...read more
16/06/2015
 - Transboundary animal diseases and those animal diseases that affect human health have a strong impact on public health, community livelihoods, and trade. In this context, the ...read more
16/06/2015
 - As the main planting season here begins, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is accelerating its efforts to get vital seeds, tools and other materials ...read more
14/05/2015
 - Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is expected to improve food security, livestock genetics and better flock ...read more
23/04/2015