Dog skull study reveals genetic changes linked to face shape

A study of dog DNA has revealed a genetic mutation linked to flat face shapes such as those seen in pugs and bulldogs. The research reveals new insights into the…

A champion for fishers

Rolf Willmann, Senior Fishery Planning Officer in the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, has received the first MARE Oeuvre Award in recognition of his lifelong commitment to the cause of…

Conch shells may inspire better helmets, body armor

The shells of marine organisms take a beating from impacts due to storms and tides, rocky shores, and sharp-toothed predators. But as recent research has demonstrated, one type of…

FAO issues alert over lethal virus affecting popular tilapia fish

FAO issues alert over lethal virus affecting popular tilapia fish

FAO issues alert over lethal virus affecting popular tilapia fish

Joyce Makaka tends her FAO-assisted fish farm in western Kenya. 26 May 2017, Rome–A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia, one of the…

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58 Years After, Fresh Tomatoes Arrive Lagos From Kano By Rail

History will be made this evening as fresh tomatoes from Kano arrive Lagos by rail after 58 years. Emmanuel Itoya Ijewere, one of Nigeria’s eminent businessmen with extensive experience and interests across the banking, finance and agricultural spectrums disclosed…

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A champion for fishers

Rolf Willmann, Senior Fishery Planning Officer in the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, has received the first MARE Oeuvre Award…