Programme Against African Trypanosomosis (PAAT)

Events

FAO/IAEA project successfully integrates insect birth control technique for thriving livestock sector. After a four-year eradication programme including nuclear techniques, the Niayes region of Senegal is going to become free of the tsetse fly, which used to decimate livestock.  [Read more]
FAO and the Government of Italy will support the African Union to reduce the impact of tsetse flies and trypanosomosis in 38 African countries. FAO will be implementing a US$1 million project, funded by the Government of Italy, which will focus on improving food security in sub-Saharan Africa by supporting the...
Sikasso, Mali 
Workshops
A workshop will be organized by FAO and the Tsetse and Trypanosomosis Control Unit in Mali (PLMT, Projet de Lutte contre les Mouches tsétsé et les Trypanosomoses animals). Four staff from different iNational nstitutions (PLMT, PATTEC, LCV, FAO/TCP/MLI) will be participating as trainees. The PLMT's mandate is to create and subsequently...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), with the financial support of the Government of Italy, will be implementing a project to improve food security by supporting the progressive reduction of African trypanosomosis, a disease that affects the health, livelihoods and development prospects of millions of people. [Read...
Alliance between FAO and GALVmed for better animal health in tsese affected areas. FAO, has, over the years, been involved in efforts to mobilize and coordinate activities aimed at increasing the control of African animal disease burden within the context of sustainable agriculture and rural development (SARD). In particular, the...
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