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October 12, 2011

Healthy cattle drinking water in Africa. FAO/Ado Youssouf

The long journey of cattle plague

Italian Ministry of Health will unveil a rinderpest eradication statue
On October 18th, the FAO and the Italian Ministry of Health will celebrate the eradication of rinderpest, a lethal animal disease that for centuries wiped out herds of cattle, buffalo and related species of livestock as well as their wild relatives. In a formal ceremony, the FAO will recognize the Republic of Italy's more than $6 million contribution toward the elimination of rinderpest (also known commonly as cattle plague) in Central Asian countries, as well as Italy's continuing support toward the Global Framework for Progressive Control of Trans-boundary Animal Diseases (GF-TADS). [...]


FAO supports the work of SAPUVETNET
FAO shares its expertise in animal health and veterinary public health with SAPUVETNET. Also, both are working together to suggest a veterinary public health oriented curriculum to veterinary faculties. [...]

Livestock Data Innovation in Africa
The project supports countries in SSA to improve the quality and scope of livestock related data for decision makers in the public and private sector by piloting approaches to data collection, analysis and dissemination in Niger, Uganda and Tanzania [...]

10-14 October > Cape Town, South Africa
International Closing Ceremony of the World Veterinary Year
10-14 October > Cape Town, South Africa
The 30th World Veterinary Congress 2011: Caring for animals: healthy communities
15-19 October > Parma, Italy
World Dairy Summit
25-27 October > Hong Kong, S.A.R., China
International Conference on Global Health and Public Health Education


FAO/OIE Global Conference on Foot and Mouth Disease Control

Indiana Prairie Farmer
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FAO, 2011
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