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The FAO Water Platform is an internal coordination mechanism to better address water-related issues across the Strategic Objectives and Organizational structure. Recognizing that various FAO activities and organizational units have water-related issues as significant aspects of their work, the Platform would be...
After internal consultations in FAO as well as consultations of the steering committee members, the decision goes to holding the Land and Water Days in two stages: Stage 1: the policy dialogues will be merged to the ICARDA international Conference, An effort...
After its first detection in 2006, Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Avian Influenza (HPAI) has spread rapidly in Egypt and become endemic in poultry populations in several governorates. HPAI continued to cause considerable economic loss to poultry producers and remains a public health challenge in the country. ...
The Nutrition and Health Department in the College of Food & Agriculture, United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) in collaboration with the World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Nutrition (WHO CC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) organized a three day workshop to create a new manual...
Global annual crop yields are reduced by somewhere between 20 and 40 percent due to plant pests and diseases, according to the FAO-based Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC). Significant number of these plant pests were introduced via international trade. ...