Programme de lutte contre la trypanosomose africaine (PLTA)

Highlights published for FAO regional project (Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali and Uganda)



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 field (i.e. Livestock Protective Fences), (2) disease risk mapping and information management for evidence-based decision-making, (3) capacity development and technical assistance on data management and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

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