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 - Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a highly contagious disease of sheep and goats caused by a Morbillivirus closely related to rinderpest virus and is considered ...read more
08/04/2015
 - High-level authorities from 15 countries pledged on Thursday to collaborate on a global plan to wipe out forever the devastating animal disease known as ‘Peste des ...read more
02/04/2015
 - Peste des petits ruminants (PPR), a highly contagious viral disease affecting sheep and goats, causes a staggering USD 1.45 billion to USD 2.1 billion in losses ...read more
01/04/2015
 - The world can definitively stamp out a plague that devastates sheep and goats, freeing hundreds of millions of rural families from one of the major risks ...read more
31/03/2015
 - Two joint projects just signed by the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rangelands (MoLFR) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will ...read more
23/02/2015
 - On 15 May 2014 over 200 goats were vaccinated against PPR (Peste des Petit Ruminants) in Torit town, Eastern Equatoria state. The PPR vaccines are included ...read more
20/05/2014
 - Two years ago, the world reached a milestone: FAO declared the world free from rinderpest on 28 June 2011. Rinderpest is a highly contagious animal disease ...read more
24/06/2013
 - Flanked by Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Ministers and other international dignitaries, FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today unveiled a commemorative plaque to celebrate global freedom from rinderpest, or cattle ...read more
25/06/2011
 - Maasai elders in Kenya are among those who have seen, first-hand, the devastation caused by rinderpest, or cattle plague. For millennia, the virus was a threat ...read more
10/06/2011
 - Juan Lubroth is FAO's Chief Veterinary Officer.
26/05/2011
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