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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 …

Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa

28 000 farmers in Iraq, whose livelihoods have been left in tatters as a result of hostilities, have started receiving wheat seeds, animal fodder and fertilizers. The agricultural rehabilitation of Iraq has begun. The distribution …

News in Brief 16 February 2016 (PM)

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Fall army worm new pest affecting crops in Southern Africa. Photo © FAO/ Obert Maminimini

African countries unite to tackle crop pest infestation

Sixteen countries in east and southern Africa …

Written question – Bird flu epidemic in Europe – E-000485/2017

The number of cases of bird flu reported in various EU Member States has risen in recent months. Fourteen countries are now affected and reporting infection in domestic poultry and the wild bird population.

Specifically, …

Hong Kong records winter's first bird flu death

NNA – An elderly man has died of bird flu in Hong Kong in the city’s first human case of the disease this winter, authorities said Tuesday.

The 75-year-old was diagnosed following a visit to …

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