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U.S. Government Launches New Project to Combat Corruption and Wildlife Trafficking in Madagascar

More than 21,000 endemic tortoises were seized in illegal wildlife trafficking attempts in Madagascar between 2018-2021

The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and on behalf of the American people, launched on October 15 a new $3.4 million, three-year project to address the growing problems of illegal wildlife trafficking and related corruption. “Wildlife trafficking is a serious crime that damages…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

FAO, EU join hands with Government to strengthen Zimbabwe’s livestock sector regulations and strategies for improved production and productivity

Key livestock stakeholders and specialists met to validate the national tick borne diseases strategy and animal health regulations

Zimbabwe’s livestock sector players met to review and validate the national tick borne diseases control strategy and animal health regulations. The three-day stakeholders’ validation workshop was held in Bulawayo from 5 to 7 October 2021. The workshop brought together more than 50 representatives of all key stakeholders in the southern…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Using smartphones to fight animal diseases in the United Republic of Tanzania

The country has adopted technology developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to enhance the national reporting system for animal disease

In the United Republic of Tanzania, rapid notification of animal diseases in the field is a major challenge due to weak veterinary infrastructure and lack of human resources. The country has adopted technology developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to enhance the national reporting system…

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Ukrainian veterinary vaccines are conquering Egypt

The International Poultry Conference Egypt 2021 became a platform where leading Egyptian scientists in the field of avian diseases and virology, experts and businessmen discussed ways to establish mutually beneficial cooperation

With the support of the Embassy of Ukraine in Egypt, the International Poultry Conference Egypt 2021 was held in Sharm el-Sheikh from September 19 to 23. The event was organized by the Ukrainian manufacturer of veterinary drugs and vaccines BioTestLab Co. together with its official distributor in Egypt EgyVac Co.…

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World Rabies Day 2021 Celebration: Egypt presents the Strategic Framework for Elimination Rabies by 2030

Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MoALR), Ministry of Environment (MOE), Ministry of Health (MOPH), FAO and WHO celebrating the WRD 2021

The World Rabies Day was celebrated in the presence of a large number of parties involved in combating this disease in Egypt. The Strategic Framework for Elimination of Dog-Mediated Human Rabies in Egypt, was developed in cooperation between the Ministry of Health (MOPH), the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation…

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Free veterinary camp by UNMISS peacekeepers from India wins hearts and minds in Renk

Peacekeepers went door-to-door to raise awareness on basic animal health practices and treated some 2,204 cattle, sheep, goats and donkeys

Breeding animals is one of the primary sources of livelihood for local communities across South Sudan. However, people often do not have access to adequate veterinary support to ensure that livestock remains healthy. Indian veterinarians serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), therefore, recently organized a free…

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FAO Launches Online Course on African Swine Fever to Capacitate Veterinarians and Veterinary Paraprofessionals in Southern Africa

The course combines a convenient self-paced study with a unique opportunity to discuss and network with international experts and regional colleagues in an online discussion forum

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) virtually launched a new online course on Africa swine fever (ASF) during a webinar held on 9 September 2021. African swine fever is a viral disease of domestic pigs and wild boar with a fatality rate of up to 100…

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Survey Finds Poaching is Increasing Across Africa and Wildlife Rangers are Bracing for Impact Amidst the Ongoing Impacts of Covid-19

Ranger teams across Africa call for public support as they join forces this weekend to bolster the anti-poaching efforts of thousands of their colleagues

Africa’s rangers are stretched to capacity and continue to see drastic cuts in resources and an increase in poaching due to the devastating economic impact of COVID-19. The Wildlife Ranger Challenge is a multi-million-dollar fundraising initiative in support of the thousands of men and women on the frontline of Africa’s…

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Serengeti Intensifies Fight Against Poaching

The two-day anti-poaching marathon was organized by Serengeti Tourism College (SETCO) through Serengeti Tourism Sports Agency (SETSA)

Serengeti District Authorities in Mara Region have vowed to continue with fight against poaching in the world famous Serengeti National Park. Serengeti District Commissioner (DC), Dr. Vicent Mashinji cautioned that stern measures will be instituted to any person who will be caught committing such illegal act in the park. The…

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Government Introduces Cage Fish Farming in Kagera Region

Kagera region was chosen as a pilot area where cage fish farming would be implemented before the programme is expanded to other areas

The Government has finalised plans to introduce cage fish farming in Kagera region in efforts to increase revenue from fisheries resources, it has been disclosed. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for Livestock Development (Fisheries), Dr. Rashid Tamatamah spoke about the completion of the plan during the signing of a Memorandum…