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December 22, 2010

Rinderpest: Monument in Kenya marks countdown to global eradication

The statue of a wild buffalo stands in Meru National Park, where the world's last known case of rinderpest, or cattle plague, was seen in 2001. A handful of remaining countries are expected to be formally recognized as rinderpest-free by May 2011, paving the way for a declaration of global eradication of the disease. [...]

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ifpri video What country has reported the largest number of livestock breeds?
Australia, China, France or United Kingdom?

FAO in cooperation with the International Network for Family Poultry Development (INFPD) is planning an e-consultation titled "Opportunities of poultry breeding programmes for family production in developing countries: The bird for the poor".
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