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WHO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Subregional office for Southern AfricaWHAT: Technical Meeting to deliberate...
Crop specialists from ten countries of Central Asia, West Asia and the Near East will improve their ability to cope...
FAO and its partners ICARDA, CIMMYT and Aarhus University will organize a training workshop on surveillance and management of wheat...
As part of the FAO “Programme to improve national and regional locust management in Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA)”, a...

The human food chain is continuously threatened by the increasing number of outbreaks of transboundary animal and plant pests and diseases, including aquatic and forest pests and diseases, and food safety and radiation events.

Avian influenza, Peste des petits ruminants, locust and other insects infestations, wheat, cassava, maize and banana diseases, food-borne pathogens and mycotoxins are some examples of threats to the human food chain that may impact human health, food security, livelihoods, national economies and global markets.

Through the Food Chain Crisis Management Framework (FCC), FAO addresses the risks to the human food chain through a comprehensive, multidisciplinary and institution-wide collaborative approach.

FCC threats Map

This map shows the global distribution of FCC threats forecasted for the three-month period April-June 2017. The map is based on FAO data and information available at the time of preparation of FCC Early Warning Bulletin no.23

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