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 - To improve the national capacity in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for safe and accurate diagnosis of brucellosis and Q fever, establish the epidemiological situation of ...read more
09/10/2012
 - To control and eradicate the transboundary animal disease (TAD) of RVF in the Sudan, so that affected livestock owners could resume full production and livestock trade ...read more
13/09/2012
 - To contribute to livelihood protection of pastoralists in Ethiopia’s Somali and Oromia Regions through the strengthening of a comprehensive livestock disease surveillance, monitoring and reporting system. ...read more
22/08/2012
 - FAO acts to stop spread of disease that has killed 75 000 goats and threatens neighbouring countries - FAO is mobilizing emergency support for the Democratic ...read more
17/07/2012
 - 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
 - The national Delegates of Members of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) declared today that rinderpest, one of the deadliest diseases of cattle and of ...read more
25/05/2011
 - Eliminating the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus from poultry in the six countries where it remains endemic will take ten or more years, according to ...read more
21/04/2011
 - Throughout history, rinderpest regularly devastated buffalo and cattle herds in Asia and Europe and occasionally caused havoc in North Africa.
21/11/2010