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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 is racing against time to carry out vaccinations to remove the diseases endemic to South Sudan that threaten the herds. In Hiyala ‘payam’, a small ...read more
04/04/2012
 - Inside this issue: New Uganda FAO Representative Cassava on the verge epidemic Combating illegal harvesting and trade in timber and charcoal New FAO chief on global eradication of hunger
01/02/2012
 - To protect one of the most important sources of livelihoods and income in the Karamoja.
06/12/2011
 - Experts urge funding, swift action to protect staple food crop - A new variant of a cassava disease is affecting large parts of East Africa, especially ...read more
16/11/2011
 - An aggressive plant disease wiped out much of the cassava crop in the Great Lakes region of Africa, where cassava is a major source of food. ...read more
23/09/2011
 - Flanked by Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Ministers and other international dignitaries, FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today unveiled a commemorative plaque to celebrate global freedom from rinderpest, or cattle ...read more
25/06/2011
 - To stabilize livelihoods, and improve food security and rural livelihoods by reducing cattle and goat mortality due to tick-borne diseases through the sustainable control of ticks ...read more
24/06/2011
 - Juan Lubroth is FAO's Chief Veterinary Officer.
26/05/2011
 - The national Delegates of Members of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) declared today that rinderpest, one of the deadliest diseases of cattle and of ...read more
25/05/2011
 - Eliminating the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus from poultry in the six countries where it remains endemic will take ten or more years, according to ...read more
21/04/2011