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Convenes Experts' meeting to exchange research and practical experience 
Worldwide experiences and best practices for FAW management in Africa
L’Afrique centrale subit une attaque de chenilles légionnaires d’automne qui détruit ses cultures.
The FAO Regional Office for Africa to host a global FAW experts’ meetings in July 2017

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 July-September 2017. The map is based on FAO data and information available at the time of preparation of FCC Early Warning Bulletin no.24

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