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Avian Influenza: preparing countries on an outbreak

Avian Influenza project (HPAI): FAO technical cooperation programme on enhancing the readiness of countries in Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe for the arrival of Avian Influenza through wild birds.


Action Description:

This project provides advice, expertise and data, and gathers information on Avian Influenza in wild birds, in order to contribute to the understanding of how the disease spreads and help countries in Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe make preparations for an outbreak.
This project is being carried out in 16 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, together with our offices in Senegal and Ukraine, and is supported by our network of experts, including our waterbird specialist groups.


Action Partners:

Donor: Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), under subcontract and in partnership with the Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD)

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