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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
 - 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
 - The FAO-OIE Crisis Management Centre – Animal Health is mobilizing a team of experts to assist government efforts to protect the pig sector from the novel ...read more
27/04/2009
 - After years of massive crop losses caused by a devastating virus, farmers are harvesting healthy cassava - one of Africa's principal foodstuffs - throughout the Great ...read more
13/11/2008
 - The Crisis Management Centre – Animal Health (CMC-AH) is a facility of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Organisation for ...read more
03/11/2008
 - Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) made headlines worldwide in late 2003 and early 2004. The outbreaks killed countless birds, caused untold damage to poultry-based livelihoods and ...read more
01/10/2008
 - L’influenza aviaire hautement pathogène (IAHP) a fait les titres de l’actualité dans le monde entier à la fin 2003 et début 2004. L’épidémie a tué un ...read more
01/10/2008
 - Striking between 15 August and 2 September, Hurricanes Fay and Gustav and Tropical Storm Hanna caused escalating devastation and human suffering throughout the ten departments of ...read more
10/09/2008
 - FAO is helping Morocco deal with an outbreak of peste des petits ruminants (PPR) that threatens to kill millions of sheep and goats and could possibly ...read more
09/09/2008
 - A strain of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza previously not recorded in sub-Saharan Africa has been detected in Nigeria for the first time, FAO said today. Nigeria ...read more
11/08/2008
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