Programme de lutte contre la trypanosomose africaine (PLTA)

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Tsetse-transmitted trypanosomosis remains a major animal health problem in Nigeria, in a context where changes in land cover, climate and control interventions are modifying its epidemiological patterns. Evidence-based decision making for the progressive control of the disease requires spatially-explicit information on its occurrence and prevalence, as well as on the...
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...
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