Africa / Animal Diseases / Livestock / Namibia / Southern Africa

Foot and mouth disease not such a big deal—in Namibia

Farmers in nothern Namibia are kept from accessing international markets because of an irrational fear surrounding foot and mouth disease (FMD), said Dr Gavin Thomson, representative of the SADC FMD project in Botswana.

Speaking at the 46th annual Livestock Producers’ Organisation (LPO) Congress, Thomson said foot and mouth disease is a manufactured plague.

Read more: (Namibia Economist)

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