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Five action packages
  • Zoonotic diseases
  • Biosafety and biosecurity
  • National laboratory systems
  • Workforce development
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • EPT

    Four projects
  • Avian influenza
  • MERS
  • Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050
  • Emergency Stockpile

    The world has the opportunity to bolster collective and collaborative...
    05 September 2021
    Since 2005, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...
    27 August 2021


    75percent of recently emerging infectious diseases affecting humans are of animal origin
    60percent of all human pathogens are zoonotic
    35countries with improved animal health capacities
    4707professionals trained in one year


    Co-creating solutions for biosecurity and broiler business: Insights from Kiambu and Nairobi city counties in Kenya
    The trend to urban and peri-urban livestock keeping is known in many developing and plays ...
    16 August2021
    Impact of COVID-19 on the delivery of veterinary services and animal disease reporting COVID_19Survey.png May–June 2020/June–August 2020
    The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the lives of individuals, communities, and societies ...
    25 July2021
    Emergency Management Centre for Animal Health Annual Report (November 2019–October 2020)
    This past year, as the leading global centre for animal health emergency management, the Food ...
    09 June2021
    Mongolia: Anticipating the 2020 dzud
    This overview showcases how FAO and IFRC anticipated a harsh winter season (known locally as ...
    01 September2020