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22 Jul 2018 Secretary of CRC visit to Saudi Arabia
Secretary of CRC visit to Saudi Arabia ....

13 Jun 2017 New satellite imaging to better forecast locust plagues
Information from satellites is being used in a new way to predict favourable conditions for Desert Locusts swarms, as part of an early warning collaboration by scientists from the ....

29 May 2017 Increasing food production without damaging the environment
Speaking to members of the European Parliament's Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, Graziano da Silva highlighted the findings of FAO's report, The future of food and ....

26 May 2017 FAO issues alert over lethal virus affecting popular tilapia fish
Five countries have reported Tilapia Lake Virus, a highly contagious disease that decimates one of the 's most important fish for global nutrition, according to a Special Alert re ....

02 Apr 2017 Russia backs FAO work to tackle antimicrobial resistance with $3.3 million
Russia is backing an FAO-led effort to promote food safety and prevent the spread of medicine-resistant "superbugs" in food and on farms in five Central Asian countries with a don ....

30 Mar 2017 New action plan to stop the spread of Red Palm Weevil
A new action plan to stop the spread of the Red Palm Weevil has been endorsed at a high-level meeting at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome. ....

28 Mar 2017 First global push to stop Red Palm Weevil wiping out palms
Scientists, pest control experts, agricultural ministers and farmer representatives have begun a three-day meeting at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome to deb ....

17 Mar 2017 Reinforcing control efforts amid outbreak of avian influenza in China
A resurgent outbreak of a new strain of H7N9 avian influenza in China that can be lethal for humans underscores the need for robust and rapid detection and response systems at ani ....

02 Feb 2017 Spread of damaging wheat rust continues: new races found in Europe, Africa, Central Asia
Wheat rust, a family of fungal diseases that can cause crop losses of up to 100 percent in untreated susceptible wheats, is making further advances in Europe, Africa and Asia, acc ....

31 Jan 2017 Concerted action needed to stop diseases and pests from ravaging the food chain
To address the rising number of transboundary animal and plant pests and diseases, FAO has published “Averting risks to the food chain”, a set of proven emergency prevention metho ....


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