Monthly Archives: December 2013

FAO coordinates strategies to combat Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia in Africa

See on Scoop.it – Sustainable Livestock development A rationale for FAO to tackle transboundary animal diseases See on http://www.fao.org

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FAO – News Article: Surge in diseases of animal origin necessitates new approach to health – report

See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety “What this means is that we cannot deal with human health, animal health, and ecosystem health in isolation from each other – we have to look at them together, and … Continue reading

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The UN agencies #FAO, #IFAD & #WFP join forces to tackle the global problem of food losses. #foodlosses #foodsecurity

See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a joint project to tackle the global problem … Continue reading

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FAO hands over Coordination of Animal Networks to Regional Coordinators in West and Central Africa

See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety FAO and partners coordinate Chinese-EU Animal Health Research with launch of LinkTADs See on http://www.fao.org

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New study raises concerns about future global crop yields

See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety Researchers have revealed that about 30 percent of the major global cereal crops- rice, wheat and corn- may have reached their maximum possible yields in farmers` fields, while raising concerns … Continue reading

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Global Food for Thought

See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety Global Food for Thought provides updated information, commentary, and analysis on breaking developments on international agriculture, food, and related issues. See on globalfoodforthought.typepad.com

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Livestock and fish program gender strategy output deliverables

Originally posted on ILRI livelihoods, gender and impact:
The Livestock and Fish Research Program formally adopted a gender strategy in May 2013 which adopts both Accommodative and Transformative approaches to design interventions that seek to facilitate movement around a more…

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