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En esta sección se proporciona a todos los usuarios acceso a noticias, publicaciones, vídeos, fotografías y artículos sobre el FCC-EMPRES.

Últimas novedades

The Fall Armyworm (FAW) is an invasive pest that first appeared in the Asian region in India in July 2018. Since then FAW continues to spread in the region.

   

Última hoja informativa sobre el FCC-EMPRES

The Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), FAW, is an insect native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas. In the absence of natural control or good management, it can cause significant damage to crops. It prefers maize, but can feed on more than 80 additional species of crops, including rice, [...]

Última publicación

The importance of prevention cannot be overestimated. In this environment of climate change and global marketing of agricultural products, transboundary diseases, pests, and threats to the food chain are increasing, so every effort must be made to prevent them from being introduced and spreading to new environments. Prevention can save lives, save livelihoods and save money.

The purpose of this second edition of the Compendium of monthly FCC-EMPRES information sheets is to share lessons of the last two years on the prevention and control of high impact animal and aquatic diseases, plant and forest pests and diseases and food safety incidents. The Compendium outlines what FCC-EMPRES teams did, what they grasped, and what the challenges to managing transboundary threats are, so that other initiatives may benefit and build upon the knowledge and best practices shared in the stories.

Últimas fotografías

09 June 2015, Rome, Italy - FAO Conference 39th Session - Side event: Building Resilience in Africa’s Drylands. FAO Headquarters (Sheik Zayed Center).