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Pigmeat production is forecast to grow 1.9% to 119.4mt this year

Pig and poultry meat to push up global production

By Georgi Gyton

World meat production is expected to increase by 1.3% this year, to 318.7 million tonnes (mt) according to the new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), driven predominantly by increases in pig and poultry meat production.

FAO claims livestock emissions could be cut by a third

FAO claims livestock emissions could be cut by a third

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said that greenhouse gas emissions from livestock account for 14.5% of all human-related emissions, but could be cut by 30% by employing current best practices across the supply chain.

Egyptian FMD outbreak requires “urgent action”, says FAO

Egyptian FMD outbreak requires “urgent action”, says FAO

By Melodie Michel

An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in Egypt, which has killed an estimated 4,658 animals, with a further 40,222 suspected cases, is threatening food security in North Africa and the Middle East, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation...

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