A new satellite forecast tool could more than double the warning time for desert locust invasions, allowing vulnerable nations to prepare better against the crop-eating grasshoppers, the United Nat
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The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has released a new tool that offers water-scarce countries and river basins a way to boost productivity, by measuring how the resource is efficiently us
Kenya and the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) on Tuesday launched a project to help boost growth in the livestock sector.
Researchers are still trying to learn why the population of African penguins has dropped precipitously over the last 15 years—some estimates say by 90%—but most agree that climate change is a major
As the international community focuses this week on preserving the health of global oceans and seas, the United Nations agencies on agriculture, environment and trade are committing to the sustaina
A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia, one of the world’s most important fish for human consumption, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Friday.
This was said Wednesday in Luanda by Zambian Agriculture minister, Dora Siliya, while speaking to Angop at International Airport shortly before leaving Luanda at the end of her three-day visit to A
Nearly 130 million hectares of forest -- an area almost equivalent in size to South Africa -- have been lost since 1990, according to a recent report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the
DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzania is now facing alarming environmental destruction caused by haphazard felling of trees, a senior official said on Sunday.
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