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 - The occurrence of transboundary animal diseases - especially those that can be transmitted to human beings from animals - poses grave socio-economic consequences for Southern Africa. They affect food and nutrition security, ...leer más
16/08/2017
 - The human food chain is under continued threat from an alarming increase in the number of outbreaks of transboundary animal diseases (TADs). Considering the resurgence of certain animal diseases, and ...leer más
27/03/2017
 - Wheat is the most widely grown crop globally and a source of food and livelihoods for over 1 billion people in many developing countries. Rust diseases are historically the most ...leer más
27/02/2017
 - The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) inaugurated the country’s first Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Operations Center (DRRM) for agriculture. Envisioned ...leer más
05/12/2016
 - Locusts are a serious threat to agro-pastoral resources, food security and livelihoods in Africa and Asia where they can have major economic, social and environmental impacts. Effective early response to ...leer más
19/10/2016
 - Assessments are a crucial element of the entire humanitarian programme cycle, informing decision-making processes and response options. Those undertaken by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) ...leer más
31/08/2016
 - Key messages The impact of the current El Niño is overwhelming for any one agency or government and requires concerted and decisive assistance from the international community. This is primarily a food ...leer más
06/07/2016
 - Accidental or malicious releases of radioactive material have the potential to threaten health and disrupt life. Experience has shown that communities, agricultural production and food trade can be affected by ...leer más
11/06/2016
 - A major new partnership to better prepare countries and communities for disasters is being launched today at the World Humanitarian Summit as a united response to a continuing rise in humanitarian ...leer más
24/05/2016
 -  What do drones have to offer to agriculture? That’s the central question in this week’s episode, which will take us from the Philippines, where FAO is using drones to gather ...leer más
23/05/2016
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