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Cattle infected by lumpy skin disease ©FAO

FAO workshop prepares countries in Europe for exotic cattle disease


Recent outbreaks in the Balkans, Turkey and the Caucasus clearly show that a cattle disease traditionally found in Africa is establishing itself in Europe. At an FAO-organized meeting starting today in Budapest, experts will focus on strategies to diagnose, control, prevent, and eventually stamp out “lumpy skin disease.” [...]


Partnership for online training with the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation


The European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease and the Regional Support Unit for South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (RSU-SAARC) are partnering to pilot the use of online training tools to promote transboundary animal disease control in the SAARC region [...]