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Senegal nears first victory in war on tsetse fly

Senegal nears first victory in war on tsetse fly
A campaign against the tsetse fly, a pest that transmits a disease that devastates livestock, in the Niayes area near the capital Dakar has radically reduced the fly population and is paving the way for complete eradication. Full Story »

FAO and Indonesia to collaborate on nuclear technology in food and agriculture FAO and Indonesia to collaborate on nuclear technology in food and agriculture: FAO and Indonesia will step up cooperation on the use of nuclear technology to improve food security and food safety after signing an agreement in Rome. The Agreement covers joint activities including techniques for improved seed varieties, food safety and insect pest control. Read more →


Resources

  • 14 – 18 April 2014

    4th RCM on the Development of Radiometric and Allied Analytical Methods to Strengthen National Residue Control Programmes for Antibiotic and Anthelmintic Veterinary Drug Residues, Natal, Brazil.
    Technical Officer: J. Sasanya and A. Cannavan

  • 4 – 5 May 2014

    Workshop on Characterization of Symbionts of Fruit Flies of Economic Importance via Bioinformatic Approaches, Bangkok, Thailand.
    Technical Officer: C. Caceres

  • Mutant Varieties Database (MVD)

    The FAO/IAEA Mutant Variety Database or MVD provides information on induced mutations suitable for breeding programme and genetic analysis. View database →

  • The International Database on Insect Disinfestation and Sterilization (IDIDAS)

    Joint service of the IAEA and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). An interactive resource providing information on a species basis for both disinfestation and sterilization of arthropods, with dosage levels and conditions, efficacy and references. View database →