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9/12/15
FAO Sen Award winner recognized for outstanding contribution to Somali livestock sector
Closure of the FAO project to assist China with preparedness against African swine fever
Cattle disease puts Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s veterinary experts on alert
Asian and African Scientists Learn How to Detect Animal Diseases Threatening Livestock
26/11/15
Over USD 300 000 to control peste des petits ruminants in Liberia
Three ECTAD Indonesia collaborators awarded FAO 70th Anniversary Medals
Veterinarian of the year: FAO staff member Felix Njeumi has been honoured by the University of Parma as veterinarian of the year
Linking and synchronizing three open access and public global databases for enhanced monitoring of influenza: EMPRES-i, OpenFlu and IRD
Rift Valley fever newsletter provides outbreak, forecasting, and project updates on RVF
Assessment on implementing the inter-ministerial Circular of coordinated prevention and control of zoonotic diseases
From Lab Coats to Hazmat Suits: IAEA Trains Scientists to Work Safely With Ebola
FAO-Belgium partnership supporting institutional and household resilience in the face of natural and man-made shocks in the Gaza Strip
11/11/15
Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) Fifth consultative group meeting
FAO and its partners are putting an effort together to improve Rift Valley fever preparedness in the Maghreb
Lumpy Skin Disease prevention and control: a new challenge for European countries
MARD and FAO take the first step towards safer use of antibiotics and antimicrobials in livestock in Viet Nam
Grim picture of destruction caused by Myanmar floods. Huge livestock and paddy losses
26/10/15
Fourth wave of H7N9 avian influenza threatens livelihoods, public health
A regional meeting to address Anthrax in West Africa
FAO Animal Health and 'Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (AVSF)': a reinforced partnership for an increased impact of animal health activities in the field
Discussion forum on participatory epidemiology
5/10/15
Webinar on rabies prevention and control tools in Asia
FAO opens the re-established central cold chain for livestock vaccines
FAO ECTAD Marks the Closure of Avian Influenza Prevention and Control Project in Indonesia
28/09/15
LinkTADs Workshops on Laboratory issues
Webinar in Chinese on rabies prevention and control in China
6th Annual Regional Animal Health Network meeting for eastern Africa
LinkTADs dissemination event at EPIZONE
Second Technical Meeting of the Animal Health Networks in Central Africa
09/09/15
FAO continues its effort in building veterinary services capacity for emergency management
FAO and its partners accelerate the process of rinderpest virus destruction and sequestration in Africa
FAO’s progress towards Rift Valley Fever (RVF) prevention in Northern Africa
LinkTADs First Dissemination Event in Europe
10/08/15
FAO boosts capacity of the Ugandan government to fight Foot-and-Mouth disease
FAO ECTAD Indonesia: a fun way to exchange messages with farmers at the Indolivestock Expo
24/07/15
FAO commits regional efforts to control cross-border livestock diseases in South Sudan and Uganda
Rabies prevention and control tools in Asia
Controlling Avian Flu in West Africa: Nuclear-Derived Techniques Enable Early Detection of Outbreaks
Global Strategy to Fight Global Ruminant Pest Uses Nuclear Techniques
Strengthening animal health risk assessment capacities in Myanmar
Biosafety/biosecurity: national veterinary laboratories assessed in four African countries
H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) emergency in West Africa
07/07/15
Webinar on rabies prevention and control tools in Asia
Implementation of the FAO-OIE Global Foot-and-Mouth Disease Control Strategy - The 6th West Eurasia Regional Roadmap Meeting
10/06/15
Senegal celebrates first victory against tsetse fly eradication
Fight against brucellosis translates into action in Georgia
25/05/15
FAO works with partners and member countries for the effective monitoring and prevention of MERS at the human-animal interface
FAO facilitates wild animal and disease monitoring in Zimbabwe
Project meeting to discuss the status and way forward of Vmerge
Prevention and Control of Transboundary Animal Diseases: FAO experts define scope of future work in Asia
Lumpy Skin Disease – Vaccination
Expert Panel Meeting to develop socioeconomic Guidelines for Foot and Mouth Disease Progressive Control
12/05/15
Exploring new tools against Rift Valley Fever (RVF) in the Horn of Africa and Middle East
20/04/15
LinkTADs workshop to develop research projects on the top-8 animal diseases in China
Avian influenza FAO mission in Benin and Togo
02/04/15
EuFMD Webinars: The way forward
Sustainable grassland management offers a better future for Qinghai herders
17/03/15
FAO’s support to the HPAI emergency in Egypt
02/03/15
Support to the improvement of the control of trade-relevant transboundary animal diseases
Webinar on antimicrobial resistance
16/02/15
Promoting research focusing on the needs of smallholder farmers
FAO provides assistance to West Bank in HPAI H5N1 response
A national policy for efficient Veterinary Laboratory services - Kenya as a pilot country
04/02/15
Coordinating the fight against African swine fever in Eastern Africa
FAO and USAID rolling out next phase of support to countries dealing with avian influenzas and emerging pandemic threats
Protecting Mongolia’s livestock and livelihoods from animal diseases: FAO and partners train authorities in latest border inspection techniques
14/01/15
FAO and the United States’ Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) collaborate to reduce biological threats
Preparing for 2015 launch of a smartphone pilot project (EMA-i) in Mali to improve disease reporting
Training Chinese veterinary services to assess and reduce the risk of an African swine fever incursion
18/12/14
Producing the right vaccine for the PPR Global Control and Eradication Programme
Reviewing increased preparedness for novel influenza A(H7N9) in Africa
FAO, China and EU identify ASF policy gaps to build regional preparedness
Mapping a long-term strategy for brucellosis control in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
E-learning course on bioinformatics in animal viral pathogens
08/12/14
Collaborating to Control Rift Valley Fever in the Maghreb
Second annual meeting and Best Practice workshop of RISKSUR: methodologies for cost-effective risk-based animal health surveillance
Republic of Sudan hosts national workshop on Good Emergency Management Practice (GEMP)
China and EU share latest thinking on diagnostics and vaccination for improved disease control
14/11/14
Influenza surveillance in animals: What is our capacity to detect emerging influenza viruses with zoonotic potential?
06/11/14
New programme to eradicate deadly livestock disease by 2030
Good emergency management practice (GEMP) extends to Latin America and the Caribbean
20/10/14
First LinkTADs Webinar
A Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for Africa
Curbing the risks of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus
10/10/14
FAO project to prevent potential African swine fever incursion in China
07/10/14
FAO joins with AU-IBAR and ILRI on regional strategy for the control of African swine fever in Africa
Improving the Sustainability of Eastern Africa Regional Animal Health Networks
22/09/14
Improving food security in sub-Saharan Africa by supporting the progressive reduction of tsetse-transmitted trypanosomosis
FAO and USDA/APHIS continue building national capacity for emergency management
China, Mongolia and the Russian Federation jointly strengthen TADs control
EuFMD emergency online training course for North African Veterinarians
01/09/14
Milk for health and wealth - supporting small dairy producer communities in Lebanon
FAO Mozambique launches a vaccination campaign against Newcastle disease
Network of experts: Support for strengthening quality control systems in animal feed analysis laboratory in developing countries
The Animal Production and Health Laboratory: 30 years of committed support to IAEA and FAO Member States
04/08/14
Partnering to combat Rift Valley fever in West Africa
GF-TADs Meetings in Asia and Africa: Objectives and Outcomes
FAO Mozambique launches a vaccination campaign against Newcastle disease
FAO, USAID and SAARC continue building regional preparedness for H7N9 and other avian influenza viruses
The Progressive Control Pathway to Combat Foot-and-Mouth Disease
LinkTADs Update: FAO Coordinates EU-China Research on Transboundary Animal Diseases
08/07/14
Veterinary help for livestock herders brings relief to Angola
New mobile application proves essential to Uganda's veterinarians
FAO prepares for the USAID Second Phase of Emerging Pandemic Threats Programme
Risk Modelling to predict Rift Valley Fever Outbreaks in West Africa
25/06/14
FAO is cooperating with the International Egg Commission for the development of poultry producer organizations in Southern Africa
17/06/14
METHAGENE: Research network on the genetics of methane production in ruminants
Developing capacity in African countries to tackle tsetse-transmitted trypanosomosis
FAO compiles past, ongoing and future projects on Rift Valley fever and its vectors
Capacity building for risk analysis and influenza A(H7N9) laboratory diagnosis in Africa
02/06/14
Enhancing Feed Quality and Safety
19/05/14
Resurgence of Foot-and-Mouth Disease in Tunisia
MERS-CoV: towards a better understanding of the disease
Mongolia Preparedness in Event of PPR Incursion from China
FAO to Release Laboratory Mapping Tool on the Web
Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam: Meeting to Enhance Preparedness for Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Incursion
30/04/14
Subregional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources in Southern Africa set in motion
17/04/14
Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food addresses feed safety
Importance of accurate feed analysis in enhancing safety and quality of food, increasing productivity and welfare of the animal and conserving the environment
FAO participates in Engaging International Organizations Study Tour
FAO Mission to assist with response to outbreak of Foot-and-Mouth Disease in Democratic People's Republic of Korea
03/04/14
FAO-ICARDA delegates urge FAO to form a Near East and North Africa (NENA) Animal Feed Network
Launching VMERGE: a Research Consortium to better understand Rift Valley fever and other Vector-Borne diseases
FAO to collaborate with international NGO (CORDS) in supporting disease surveillance networks globally
Avian disease surveillance guidelines for poultry market chains with a focus on live bird markets
Call to stay alert for influenza A(H7N9) in China
21/03/14
Subregional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources in Eastern Africa set in motion
Post-rinderpest era but not “case closed”
FAO and OIE to combat transboundary animal diseases in the Near East and North Africa
FAO facilitates access to DNA sequencing in laboratories in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia
FAO and Veterinarians Without Borders
Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management (CPW) Message on World Wildlife Day
06/03/14
Supporting vulnerable livestock keeping communities in Lebanon affected by the Syrian crisis
19/02/14
Training tools for family poultry production
04/02/14
Updating Surveillance and Contingency Measures for Influenza A(H7N9) in Africa
E-Conference to launch Global Research and Expertise Network on PPR
Training Veterinarians in Specialized Laboratories to Combat the Spread of African Swine Fever
Second Regional Workshop on Progressive Control of Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) for South Asian Countries
07/01/14
Lessons Learned from Vaccination against Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
Avian Influenza Hatchery Vaccination Assessing Added Value
FAO internship gives biosciences student a global view
20/12/13
One of FAO’s greatest strengths is its partnerships
10/12/13
New National Feed Assessment System proposed for the Niger to help combat effects of floods and drought
Global H7N9 preparedness work well underway in Asia, soon to begin in Africa
European Commission grant brings FAO and partners together to improve surveillance and control of emerging, vector-borne diseases in North and West Africa
29/11/13
Suppressing Tsetse Flies to Improve Lives - IAEA Helps Ethiopia Prepare for Tsetse Eradication
FAO and partners make progress on Global Platform for African swine fever - Deadly pig disease causes ‘untold losses’ for poor farming families each year
OFFLU technical meeting: Developing guidance on vaccines and vaccination against HPAI from lessons learned
13/11/13
Poultry projects enhance lives of Afghan women
FAO launches E-Forum DAD-Net East and South Africa
23/10/13
FAO promotes investment in healthy poultry production and marketing systems to safeguard against avian influenza and other threats
16/10/13
FAO workshop leverages country case studies for stronger collaboration on One Health
Establishing guidelines on post-vaccination monitoring of foot-and-mouth disease
17/06/13
FAO calls for immediate support to farmers affected by Syrian crisis
Reducing foot-and-mouth disease in Eurasia
06/06/13
Building capacity in West Bank and Gaza Strip for emergency livestock interventions
Food security situation improves in Kenya
05/04/13
Genetic Resistance to Parasites in Small Ruminants
25/02/13
Tripartite partnership of FAO, WHO, and OIE highlights the importance for strengthened work at the human-animal-ecosystem interface
11/02/13
Making trypanocidal drugs quality control possible
29/01/13
FAO urges stronger measures on global health threats
04/12/12
FAO organized the livestock week in Morocco
07/11/12
Putting Small-Scale Farmers at Centre Stage in the Efforts Towards Higher Animal Welfare
25/10/12
EuFMD “Open Session” reviews FMD control
11/10/12
Practical Epidemiology for Progressive Control (PeP-C) Course
28/09/12
Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIDs) – the lurking threat to livestock development and food security
25/09/12
Wildlife Investigation, Livestock and Public Health in Bangladesh
Rabies Webinar
24/07/12
African Union Commission and FAO sign agreement to work together
28/06/12
Livestock epidemic causing havoc in DR Congo
12/06/12
FAO taking steps to address rabies situation in DRC
04/05/12
Concerted Efforts to Enhancing Dairy Goat Productivity in Asia
19/04/12
Kenyan authorities tackle increase in rabies
19/04/12
FAO recently issued an alert on Egypt and Libya, both hit by foot-and-mouth disease
04/04/12
Joining efforts to address animal welfare for a responsible development of the livestock sector
24/01/12
Traceability is an important utility attached to animal identification
22/11/11
Regional training workshop on characterization and adding value to local animal breeds and their products
22/11/11
Going to the basics: ration balancing to enhance animal productivity
09/11/11
International Meeting on Health Risks at the Human-Animal-Ecosystems Interface
15/09/11
Towards environmentally sustainable livestock waste management in east Asia
15/09/11
FAO develops rabies education package
05/08/11
FAO and partners talk about One Health with the People's Republic of China
11/07/11
FAO in development of major initiative to combat infectious diseases
11/07/11
FAO Network of Experts to Strengthen Quality Control Systems in Feed Analysis Laboratory
25/05/11
Strong political support for the Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources in Africa
07/04/11
Developing a multi-stakeholder partnership on benchmarking and monitoring the environmental performance of livestock food chains
29/03/11
The Challenge of Dog Population Management for Public Health and Animal Welfare
10/03/11
A boost for smallholder dairy development in Asia: $7.3 million programmes launched
8/02/11
Role, impact and welfare of working animals
13/01/11
FAO Technical Session ‘Nutrient use efficiency in animal food chains’
17/12/10
Rinderpest: Monument in Kenya marks countdown to global eradication
26/10/10
FAO and private sector talk about livestock issues
11/10/10
FAO and SSAFE join forces for a safer world
14/09/10
"Dogs of War": Animal Health Clubs champion rabies prevention to protect livelihoods and lives in Sierra Leone (Part III)
28/08/10
"Dogs of War": Animal Health Clubs champion rabies prevention to protect livelihoods and lives in Sierra Leone (Part II)
15/07/10
"Dogs of War": Animal Health Clubs champion rabies prevention to protect livelihoods and lives in Sierra Leone (Part I)
08/06/10
Food waste, scavengers and zoonotic diseases
24/05/10
Rabies: a looming threat to public health
27/04/10
Scientific Consultation on Influenza and Other Emerging Zoonotic Diseases at the Human-Animal Interface
22/03/10
Regional workshop on sustainable management of animal genetic resources in Central and West Africa
18/02/10
Complementary animal health approaches: Nigeria and FAO work together in participatory biosecurity project
18/12/09
FAO works in linking epidemiological and genetic information
23/11/09
Pathways to Success: Brucellosis Control Programme in Tajikistan
28/09/09
World Rabies Day 2009
01/06/09
Global Livestock Production and Health Atlas (GLiPHA)
16/03/09
Collaborations in the feed sector
23/02/09
Milk making the difference
19/01/09
Public release of the new EMPRES Global Animal Disease Information System (EMPRES-i)
28/09/08
World Rabies Day
24/07/08
International Partnership for the establishment of quality control/quality assurance standards for veterinary drugs
11/04/08
GTFS/INT/907/ITA: the Italian contribution to combat Transboundary Animal Diseases in Central Asia