Programme Against African Trypanosomosis (PAAT)

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Information on the occurrence of tsetse flies and African animal trypanosomosis (AAT) is available for different areas of Mali. However, these data have never been harmonized and centralized, which prevents the development of comprehensive epidemiological maps and constraints an evidence-based planning of control actions. To address this challenge, we created...
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) have started revising the national strategy for progressively controlling Tsetse and African Animal Trypanosomosis (AAT) through a consultative workshop jointly organized in Adama, Ethiopia. The workshop was carried out in the framework of the...
During the first week of September, South-South Cooperation (SSC) technical exchange activities took place in Maputo, Mozambique. An expert from Zimbabwe’s Division of Tsetse Control Services visited Mozambique’s National Directorate of Veterinary Services and the Eduardo Mondlane University. The objective of the mission was to support Mozambique in developing a...
A FAO regional project, funded by the Government of Italy, benefited smallholder livestock keepers and veterinary authorities in 28 African countries affected by the trypanosomosis, with a focus on Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali and Uganda. Project activities included: (1) the piloting of an innovative tool for trypanosomosis control in the...
Participants at a multi-stakeholder workshop convened by FAO to call for South-South and Triangular Cooperation action on the control of high-impact Transboundary Animal Diseases in Southern Africa. From 4 to 6 June, FAO organized a workshop in Harare, Zimbabwe, on the pressing issue of the control of high-impact transboundary animal diseases...
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