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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
 - Two years ago, the world reached a milestone: FAO declared the world free from rinderpest on 28 June 2011. Rinderpest is a highly contagious animal disease ...read more
24/06/2013
 - The Emergency risk assessment summarizes the latest knowledge on the potential introduction and spread of the virus.
12/06/2013
 - Risk management along the food chain examines short-term management measures and provides a long-term vision to prevent the spread of H7N9 and to minimize its socio-economic ...read more
12/06/2013
 - The Guidelines for emergency risk-based surveillance detail strategies to assist national authorities in rapidly detecting an incursion of H7N9 in non-affected countries/areas and in investigating the ...read more
12/06/2013
 - Fortalecer las capacidades de las comunidades pesqueras, pastorales y agropastoralistas para que puedan hacer frente a los choques que afectan sus medios de vida.
31/05/2013
 - In a major breakthrough, researchers at the University of Arizona have identified the causative agent behind a mysterious disease that has been decimating shrimp farms in ...read more
03/05/2013
 - FAO has assisted representatives from the governments of South Sudan and Sudan to initiate the formation of a joint veterinary protocol agreement for the control of ...read more
30/04/2013
 - To increase access of agropastoralists in South Sudan to animal health services and of internally displaced, returnees and other vulnerable groups to fishing gear.
24/04/2013
 - Key messages conveyed through this documentary are on the key project activities in Zimbabwe which are centered on livestock development (dipping and small stock production models). ...read more
27/02/2013
 - The world risks a repeat of the disastrous 2006 bird flu outbreaks unless surveillance and control of this and other dangerous animal diseases is strengthened globally, ...read more
29/01/2013