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2013
The United Nations General Assembly declares the “International Year of Quinoa” with FAO serving as the Secretariat of the IYQ, assisting the International Committee to coordinate the celebrations. Quinoa’s legacy is celebrated at headquarters …

Written question – Trade barriers to exports of poultry to South Africa – P-005609/2017

The export of poultry meat to South Africa currently faces serious obstacles because South Africa is failing to comply with agreements on trade under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) due, for example, to the ‘anti-dumping’ …

Lesotho, Better Prepared to Fight Animal Diseases

Diagnosing animal diseases early and rapidly is now possible in Lesotho, a country of two million in southern Africa that up until recently relied on foreign laboratories for analysis. Thanks to the support of the …

Philippine troops to help cull thousands of fowl in bird flu battle

NNA – The Philippines will deploy hundreds of troops to hasten a cull of about 600,000 fowl, the farm minister said on Wednesday, as part of efforts to rein in the Southeast Asian nation’s first …

Philippines reports first avian flu outbreak, to cull 400,000 birds

NNA – The Philippines plans to cull 400,000 chickens, quails and ducks after confirming the country’s first outbreak of bird flu, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol on Friday.

The avian flu outbreak was detected in a …

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