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Latest news from the media relations team of @FAO, the UN agency that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.

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Replying to @FAOemergencies: Did you know that the La Niña meteorological phenomenon can have a severe impact on agriculture and food security?

Do…

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Criquets pèlerins : Où en est la lutte ?

Entretien avec Cyril Ferrand, Responsable de l'équipe de résilience pour l'Afrique de l'Est de la @FAO et basé au Kenya:

#CriquetsPèlerins

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Outbreaks of #PPR (goat & sheep plague) fell by two-thirds in recent years.

The decrease of the highly contagious animal disease is due to the impact of vaccination campaigns in over 50 countries.

Challenges remain but PPR eradication is in sight.
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🦗🦗This time last year, swarms of desert locusts began spreading to countries in the Horn of Africa, devastating crops and people’s livelihoods.

🎙️One year on we ask @FAO Keith Cressman if we are winning the fight 👉

#DesertLocust

Tune in to our latest podcast on #DesertLocust.

@FAO's senior locust forecasting officer Keith Cressman on the fight - one year on - against the most destructive migratory pest in the world.

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Questions on what @FAO does to protect our #biodiversity and planet, and fight climate change?

FAO Deputy-Director General @MariaLenasemedo has the answers.

Read our Q&A here:

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Replying to @MariaLenasemedo: Pleased to share this Q&A on @FAO work on #biodiversity , #OneHealth & #climate -

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News: Eradication of Peste des petits ruminants ( #PPR) disease (sheep & goat plague) in sight

Outbreaks of the highly contagious animal disease fell by two-thirds in recent years-raising hopes for meeting the global eradication goal by 2030
#AnimalHealth

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Pleased to share this Q&A on @FAO work on #biodiversity , #OneHealth & #climate -

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New global @FAO study examines rural-urban linkages and access to services and markets.

Amongst its findings: small cities are a vital link to rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Want to know more?


#HandinHand #DigitalAgriculture

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Replying to @MaximoTorero: Join me and other experts on Wednesday, Jan 13, for a @jakpost webinar on transforming food systems for affordable health…

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Just out:

Innovative @FAO study maps urban-rural catchment areas and points to ways to optimize policy and planning coordination for agriculture, services and agri-food systems.

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#Biodiversity key for combating zoonotic diseases

COVID-19 highlighted the close links between human, animal & environmental health, in a context of increased human-livestock-wildlife contacts & ecosystem degradation-@FAODG

#OnePlanetSummit #OneHealth

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Did you know that the La Niña meteorological phenomenon can have a severe impact on agriculture and food security?

Download @FAO's latest 2020–2021 La Niña advisory report to find out which countries are most at risk:

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At the #OnePlanetSummit today, @FAODG appealed for an urgent scale-up of Africa's Great Green Wall initiative to restore degraded land, create jobs and address climate change.

QU Dongyu joined President Macron and The Prince of Wales at the summit.

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Join me and other experts on Wednesday, Jan 13, for a @jakpost webinar on transforming food systems for affordable healthy diets, with a special focus on #Indonesia.

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Replying to @FAOLocust: Immature swarms continue to arrive in southern Ethiopia & northern Kenya from previous breeding areas in eastern Ethiopia &…

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Immature swarms continue to arrive in southern Ethiopia & northern Kenya from previous breeding areas in eastern Ethiopia & central Somalia.

A few swarms could reach Tanzania, South Sudan & Uganda this month.

Latest #DesertLocust Watch report 👉🏼

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News: World food prices rise for seventh month in a row in December.

@FAO Food Price Index reached a three-year high over all of 2020.

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Numerous immature swarms formed in eastern Ethiopia & central Somalia during December, which moved to southern Ethiopia, reaching northern Kenya.

More swarms will arrive.

Check the latest #DesertLocust Watch report👉🏾

The latest news on #DesertLocust. Check out @FAOLocust's January situation update.

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Replying to @FAOemergencies: 📻 Radio is one of the most far-reaching and popular tools of communication in #Somalia.

Learn more about how @FAO uses…

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📻 Radio is one of the most far-reaching and popular tools of communication in #Somalia.

Learn more about how @FAO uses this medium to provide Somali's with information on good agricultural practices, livestock, fisheries and nutrition.

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Better investment in food & #ag leads to more efficient & equitable food systems as well as greater resilience in the face of #climatechange and other shocks.

Mohamed Manssouri, Director of @FAOInvest, discusses the Centre’s work and expansion plans.

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Replying to @FAOemergencies: The La Niña meteorological phenomenon can have a severe impact on agriculture and food security.

Read @FAO's latest 20…

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The La Niña meteorological phenomenon can have a severe impact on agriculture and food security.

Read @FAO's latest 2020–2021 La Niña advisory report to find out which countries are at risk👉

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Replying to @FAO: Nearly 700 million people do not get enough calories to lead full, productive lives.

🎙️Check out our 3rd & last #FAO75 podcast ep…

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Nearly 700 million people do not get enough calories to lead full, productive lives.

🎙️Check out our 3rd & last #FAO75 podcast episode as we review the latest thinking on how to finally achieve #foodsecurity for all 👉

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