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African Research Focus Moves to PPR…
The recent announcement by the global scientific community of what is expected to be a successful worldwide eradication of rinderpest is providing a renewed drive to African animal health researchers to focus on ways of controlling its cousin, peste des petits ruminants, a similar disease that is increasingly threatening Africa’s small ruminant populations. African veterinary […]
Global Community Marks Rinderpest Eradication
After years of sustained combined efforts to stifle Rinderpest, a deadly cattle plague that caused devastating mortality on animal health and threatened food security for millions in Africa has finally been eradicated from the face of the earth. To mark the occasion, a commemorative ceremony was presided over by the outgoing FAO Director-General Dr Jacques […]
Launch of STAR-IDAZ
STAR-IDAZ was launched with a meeting in London on 12-13 May, 2011. Involving 22 partner organisations from 17 countries and industry, STAR-IDAZ aims to establish an international forum of R&D programme owners/managers and international organisations for the purpose of sharing information, improving collaboration on research activities and working towards common research agendas and coordinated research […]