First phase of PPR global eradication effort taking shape

FAO and OIE conclude successful expert meeting to gather feedback on work plan for first five-year program for PPR eradication.

The first five-year phase of the global program to eradicate Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) has taken a step closer to finalization following a two-day strategy session at the Rome, Italy, headquarters of the U.N. Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) that brought together animal health experts, government representatives, livestock professionals and other stakeholders from around the world.

Convened by FAO and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), through their Joi

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