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July 8, 2014

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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. [...]

New mobile application proves essential to Uganda's veterinarians

EMPRES-i Event Mobile ApplicationThe 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. [...]

“Top Ten” list of food-borne parasites released

A laboratory technician works to identify a worm pest "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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xxxVideo: 60th anniversary of the European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease [...]
Audio: Building Livestock Farmer Resilience in Emergencies
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©FAO/Bay IsimoyoFAO prepares for the USAID Second Phase of Emerging Pandemic Threats Programme [...]
Africa mapRisk Modelling to predict Rift Valley Fever Outbreaks in West Africa [...]

 
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7-11 July > Vienna, Austria
First RCM of the CRP Early and Rapid Diagnosis of TAD’s - African Swine Fever
8-9 July > Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
9th Meeting of the -GF-TADs Regional Steering Committee for Africa
10-11 July > Kathmandu, Nepal
Workshop on Emergency Surveillance and Response to Influenza A (H7N9) in South Asia: Sharing Experiences and Building Regional Coordination

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