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Animal health and emerging diseases a focus for CIRAD in East and Southern Africa

The Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD) is a French research center working with developing countries to tackle international agricultural and development issues.

It’s recently updated site on it work in East and Southern Africa introduces CIRAD’s activities in the region. ‘Animal health and emerging diseases’ is one of the focus areas and includes the following projects:

  • Risk analysis in swine fever transmission (ASFRISK)
  • A regional network on Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)
  • Ecology and epidemiology of avian influenza (H1N1) in Southern countries (GRIPAVI)
  • Ngamiland Interface Disease Investigation (NIDI)
  • Effect of increased aridity and drought frequency on socio-écological systems in the savanna (SAVARID)
  • Improving swine fever control in Maurice (TCP)
  • Vaccines for the Control of Neglected Animal Diseases in Africa (VACNADA)

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