What to Know About Containing Diseases in Livestock

Livestock diseases are never great. For one, they could pass to humans and create a possible pandemic, like the COVID-19 zoonotic virus. If they don’t harm humans, the diseases are likely to harm livestock, which could stunt an economy and society’s daily processes in...

Delivering Safe Beans for Better Health

By Dr. Boaz Waswa, Senior Scientist – Pan Africa Bean Research Alliance According to FAO, foodborne diseases affect 1 in 10 people worldwide each year. Over 600 million people fall sick due to various foodborne illnesses. In addition, foodborne illness is responsible...

The effects of COVID-19 on local food systems and rural livelihoods

As COVID-19 took hold in March 2020, the primary focus was on ensuring that people stayed healthy and safe from infection. However, it soon became clear that the pandemic would have much further reaching effects than just the disease itself – and nowhere was this more...

Impacts of a COVID-19 e-dialogue

Impacts of a COVID-19 e-dialogue Posted on February 15, 2022 by FAC ICE Team – APRA blog, FAC blog As COVID-19 took hold in March 2020, the main focus was on ensuring we stayed healthy and safe from infection. However, it soon became clear that the pandemic...