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RWANDA / COW DUNG BIOGAS

The UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in partnership with the Rwandan government has developed a "FlexiBiogas" method of capturing methane gas from cow dung to create a clean bio-gas to burn as fuel. IFAD  

28 Oct 2014 | Read More »

PAKISTAN / DISPLACED LIVESTOCK

Around one million people from North Waziristan have been displaced after the Pakistan Army launched a full-scale military operation on 15 June to clear out militants based there. Livestock health is essential to protect the livelihoods of both the IDPs and their hosting communities; as many as 70 percent of the displaced families have carried [...]

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / LIVESTOCK PATROL

Strengthening efforts to prevent and respond to cattle raiding in Jonglei State, South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) officers have completed a training course in Malou, Bor County. UNMISS

15 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UGANDA / CATTLE HEALTH

Animal diseases cross borders with ease. In Moroto, at the Kenyan/Ugandan border Pastoralists can only rely on services offered at end points in either Ugandaor Kenya, Like in Moroto where local organizations maintain routine checkups. FAO

18 May 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / WHO-BIRD FLU

The World Health Organization (WHO) said today that China is still investigating cases of the new H7N9 flu and is starting to test for the new strain across the country. So far, China has confirmed 24 infections, with seven deaths in four provinces in eastern China, near Shanghai. UNTV

9 Apr 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / LIVESTOCK EXPORT

Somalia has officially begun exporting livestock from the main port in it's capital Mogadishu for the first time in 22 years. AU/UN-IST

11 Mar 2013 | Read More »

CAMEROON / LIVESTOCK

Livestock are the lifeblood of African society, providing financial and food security for around 300 million people, but an estimated 25 per cent of animals die annually from preventable diseases. In countries like Cameroon, nuclear and nuclear-related technologies are helping to protect vulnerable communities from outbreaks of disease. IAEA

27 Oct 2012 | Read More »

ROME / WORLD FOOD DAY

The United Nations today marked World Food Day by highlighting agricultural cooperatives as vital weapon in the war on poverty and hunger. FAO

16 Oct 2012 | Read More »

FAO / STATE OF FOOD INSECURITY 2012 REPORT

Nearly 870 million people, or one in eight in the world, suffered from chronic undernourishment in 2010-2012, according to a new UN hunger report released today (9 October) in Rome. FAO

9 Oct 2012 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ FOOD PRICES

Global food prices soared by 10 percent in July from a month ago, with maize and soybean reaching all-time peaks due to an unprecedented summer of droughts and high temperatures in both the United States and Eastern Europe, according to the World Bank Group's latest Food Price Watch report. WORLD BANK/IMF /FILE

30 Aug 2012 | Read More »

 

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