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).