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FAO calls for $20 million to prevent spread across region of 330 million. Fears are growing that without timely intervention to...
The Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region (CRC), in cooperation with the Desert Locust Control Center...
FAO, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture of Kyrgyzstan, is supporting risk reduction associated with locust control as part...
Since December 2014, an outbreak of HPAI H5N1 has been affecting several poultry farms and Live Bird Markets in Nigeria, Burkina...

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.

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