Developing a cooperative export-import disease control program: Group work

On the fourth and final day of the workshop on enhancing safe inter-regional livestock trade between the Horn of Africa and the Middle East, participants worked in three groups to develop a cooperative export/import disease control program, combining the tools and issues discussed during the first three days of the workshop

  • Risk assessment
  • The decision support tool (DST)
  • Livestock health certification
  • Mutual communication
  • Quarantine measures
  • Standard Methods and Procedures (SMP)

The group facilitators were Dr Jeffrey Mariner of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Dr James Wabacha of the African Union – Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR)  and Prof Gregory Neville of the Royal Veterinary College (RVC).

Cooperatrive export-import disease control program - Group 1

Group 1 (facilitated by Dr Jeffrey Mariner): Creating a cooperative export-import disease control program

Cooperative export-import disease control program - Group 2

Group 2 (facilitated by Dr James Wabacha): Creating a cooperative export-import disease control program

Cooperative export-import disease control program - Group 3

Group 3 (facilitated by Prof Gregory Neville): creating a cooperative export-import disease control program

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