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Veterinary help for livestock herders brings relief to Angola

The European Union and FAO are working together to strengthen food security in Angola by boosting its veterinary services

Food security and animal health in Angola, Africa’s second biggest oil exporter, remain as some of the biggest challenges the country is facing. The Strengthening of Livestock Services in Angola (SANGA) project, led by FAO and co-funded by the European Union (EU) and the Institute of Veterinary Services (ISV) of Angola, is looking to narrow that gap regarding livestock services delivery, by addressing animal production and health issues. [...]


EMPRES-i Event Mobile ApplicationNew mobile application proves essential to Uganda's veterinarians

The EMPRES-i Event Mobile Application (EMA) allows national veterinary authorities to use smartphones to report disease outbreaks. It also allows district veterinary officers to access disease reports submitted by colleagues. [...]


A laboratory technician works to identify a worm pest“Top Ten” list of food-borne parasites released

A "Top Ten" list identifying the food-borne parasites of greatest global concern has been released today, and new guidelines are being developed to control them. [...]


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