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2019-01-03 14:58:15
Mama Mikaela: A Women Farmer and Conservation Agriculture Champion from Sikka, NTT

Mama Mikaela: A Women Farmer and Conservation Agriculture Champion from Sikka, NTT

“We have to adopt this. What else could be better than this?” said Mama Mikaela, as called by her fellow farmers, a local leader and farmer participating in Conservation Agriculture in Watu Liwung Village, Sikka District of NTT Province, Indonesia. She is the chairperson of Mawar Farmer Group of the Watu Liwung Village and believes ...

2019-01-03 14:52:41
Ministry of Agriculture and FAO will include 'One Health' in learning materials at eleven universities in Indonesia

Ministry of Agriculture and FAO will include 'One Health' in learning materials at eleven universiti

After a lengthy consultation and discussion process throughout 2018, the Directorate of Animal Health of the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), together with FAO ECTAD Indonesia and the Association of Indonesian Veterinary Medical Faculties (AFKHI) will jointly promote the One Health approach. Eleven veterinary faculties will adopt One Health in th...

2019-01-03 14:52:02
FAO Permanent Representatives learn about Indonesian agriculture

FAO Permanent Representatives learn about Indonesian agriculture

Permanent Representations of eight member countries to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) sent delegates on a field visit to Indonesia. The mission met with Government Representatives in Jakarta before visiting Central Java and Bali to learn about FAO’s support to the Government’s efforts to improve agricultural dev...

2019-01-03 14:51:08
One health day celebration - collaborative efforts to prevent a pandemic in Indonesia

One health day celebration - collaborative efforts to prevent a pandemic in Indonesia

Over the past 30 years, the world has been facing the emergence of new emerging infectious diseases (EID) including zoonoses. Zoonoses are diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans and vice versa, such as Avian Influenza / Bird Flu, Ebola, MERS-CoV, Zika Virus and SARS. EIDs and zoonoses usually occur over a wide geographical area...

2019-01-03 14:50:09
FAO and Ministry of Agriculture Affirm Commitment to Control Antimicrobial Resistance during World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018

FAO and Ministry of Agriculture Affirm Commitment to Control Antimicrobial Resistance during World A

FAO through its Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) in Indonesia together with the Ministry of Agriculture have reaffirmed their commitment to reduce and control antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The commitment was conveyed at the peak of the World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW), which took place on Sunday (18 November) a...