FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia

Piloting the Progressive Management Pathway for antimicrobial resistance

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 01/07/2019 - 03/07/2019

FAO’s thirty-ninth Conference (June 2015) adopted Resolution 4/2015 on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) which recognized that it poses an increasingly serious threat and that an effective response should involve all sectors of government and society.

FAO developed a Progressive Management Pathway (PMP) on AMR to assist the food and agriculture production sectors - public or private - with developing and operationalizing a multi-sector ‘One-Health’ National Action Plan to combat AMR. The goal is that, by applying the PMP, countries and specific sectors can make improvements, step-by-step across technical and other areas, to an optimal and sustainable use of antimicrobials.

The PMP has been revised by a panel of international One-Health experts and it will be now tested in Tajikistan during the 3-day workshop.