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Fighting the next pandemic

Scientists around the world are already battling superbugs worse that COVID-19 | PROF. DAVID W GRAHAM AND PROF. PETER COLLIGNON | For many years, people believed antibiotic resistance in bacteria was primarily driven by imprudent use of antibiotics in clinical and veterinary settings. But growing evidence suggests that environmental factors …

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FAO urges to keep plants disease-free

Rome, Italy | XINHUA | Plants are the source of 98 percent of the air humans breathe and 80 percent of the food that people eat, so keeping them free of diseases and pests is crucial to human survival, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Friday. In …

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World food prices rise for 2nd consecutive month: FAO

Rome, Italy | XINHUA | World food prices edged higher in July, the second consecutive month of increases on the heels of lower prices for the first five months of the year, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported Thursday. FAO said rising prices for vegetable oils, dairy products, …

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FAO says Kenya on course to eradicate desert locusts

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | Kenya is likely to become free from desert locusts in the near future thanks to roll-out of robust containment measures, a senior official from the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said on Tuesday. Cyril Ferrand, FAO’s resilience team leader for East …

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Coronavirus causing short- and long-term “uncertainty” in food chains: FAO report

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | The global coronavirus outbreak is causing “unprecedented uncertainty” in the world’s food supply chains, according to a report released Thursday by the Rome-based United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The “Agriculture Outlook 2020-2029” report, produced by FAO and the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation …

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