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EU and FAO bring combined weight to bear on food waste, antimicrobial resistance

EU Commissioner of Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today agreed to ratchet up collaboration between the two organizations to address food waste, food safety, and antimicrobial resistance in supply chains.

Necesarias más inversiones y vigilancia para frenar el uso inadecuado de antimicrobianos en la sanidad y la agricultura

Garantizar que los antimicrobianos se usen de una manera responsable y no sean una amenaza para la salud pública y la producción alimentaria requiere un mayor esfuerzo mundial, incluyendo mayores inversiones y mejores medidas de vigilancia, aseguró hoy la Directora [...]

Are you using antimicrobials responsibly for farming in Asia and the Pacific?

FAO wants to hear about it! Join this photo essay contest and you could win a trip to Bangkok, Thailand The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (FAORAP) has launched a storytelling [...]

Call for Public Comment on Monitoring and Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Resistance Global Action Plan

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), together with the World Health Organization (WHO) and World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), is calling for stakeholder feedback on a proposed approach for tracking global progress in the fight [...]

Zimbabwe Faces the Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance Head-On with Support from FAO and Fleming Fund

On 21st July in Harare, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) launched a project for engaging the food and agriculture sectors in Zimbabwe to combat Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) with support from UK Government’s Fleming Fund. Zimbabwe [...]

FAO in Action in Putrajaya, Malaysia to address Antimicrobial Resistance in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Intensive aquaculture production is necessary to meet increasing global demand for fish and shellfish, but bacterial pathogens can cause devastating losses leading to product shortages. This is because bacterial pathogens tend to act opportunistically on already damaged or severely immunocompromised [...]

Sudan to fight antimicrobial resistance by developing a multi-sector national action plan

Experts in agriculture, health and the environment joined forces at a workshop in Khartoum, Sudan, 24 to 27 July, to draft a National Action Plan (NAP) tackling the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when pathogens become [...]

Together and Stronger against Antimicrobial Resistance in Viet Nam: National Action Plan launched today

Vietnam launches National Action Plan for management of antibiotic use and control of antibiotic resistance in livestock production and aquaculture 2017-2020. Story from ECTAD Vietnam: 02/08/2017  Ha Noi - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) launches the Viet [...]

New work underway by Codex Alimentarius on surveillance and code of practice for foodborne antimicrobial resistance

New work on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) was approved by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) at its 40th Session in Geneva 17 to 22 July 2017. The Commission agreed to developing Guidance on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance, and revising its [...]

FAO facilitates operationalization of India's Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) surveillance network

In collaboration with the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), FAO had supported the establishment of the Indian Network for Fisheries and Animal Antimicrobial Resistance (INFAAR) by bringing together a large number of ICAR laboratories. In a recent FAO-ICAR meeting (held at [...]

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