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FAO Europe and Central Asia Regional Workshop.The main aims of this workshop are to raise awareness on holistic, practical and...
Spread of animal diseases across borders growing Concerns over the spread of high impact transboundary animal diseases are mounting...
Worldwide campaign aims for complete eradication of Peste de Petits Ruminants by 2030 High-level authorities from 15 countries...
15-year campaign to wipe out sheep and goat plague to be launched The world can definitively stamp out...

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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