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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
 - FAO today urged heightened international surveillance against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) following three recent incursions in Japan and South Korea. “We are worried because the rigorous biosecurity ...read more
28/04/2010
 - An international team of experts has warned that while more is known today about the role of wild birds in the spread of the highly pathogenic ...read more
23/03/2010
 - The ending of violent conict and subsequent process of democratization has opened up the political environment and enabled peace and stability to be established in Burundi. ...read more
01/01/2010
 - Through its emergency and rehabilitation programme, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) aims to strengthen the livelihoods and build the resilience of ...read more
01/01/2010
 - In animal health circles, it's the equivalent of the Apollo 11 moon landing: some time in the next 18 months, FAO jointly with the World Organisation for ...read more
30/11/2009
 - Strategic programme framework 2010-2015 This regional strategic programme framework, entitled “Cassava diseases in central, eastern and southern Africa” (CaCESA), has been prepared by the Food and Agriculture Organization ...read more
01/09/2009
 - In this issue: Emergency supply of animal feed Emergency provision of agricultural inputs Agriculture based livelihoods and food security Hydrology and irrigation assessment Food safety capacity building Improving migratory and other locusts ...read more
01/09/2009
 - A major offensive aimed at bringing Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) under global control has been launched by FAO and the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal ...read more
23/07/2009
 - In this issue: Emergency supply of animal feed Emergency provision of agricultural inputs GenCap and agriculture Food safety capacity building Foot‐and‐Mouth Disease (FMD) prevention Control of African Swine Fever (ASF) Improving migratory and ...read more
01/06/2009
 - With WHO raising its pandemic alert level from 4 to 5, countries worldwide are being urged to take adequate precautionary measures against the newly found A/H1N1 ...read more
30/04/2009
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