Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019


IGAD and FAO have been implementing a regional project on “Improving Supply of Safe and Quality Livestock and Meat Exported from the Horn of Africa to Middle East and North African (MENA) Countries” funded by the Italian International Cooperation.

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The livestock sector in the IGAD region same as in the rest of African continent sector is constrained by poor compliance with animal welfare practices due to inadequate public and private sector investments, weak support institutions, inadequate capacity, low public awareness, outdated policies, apathy to law enforcement among others.

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Participants of the validation workshop of the regional LITS legal framework, 2nd-3rd May 2016 in Fairway Hotel, Kampala, UgandaThe IGAD regional livestock identification and traceability systems (LITS) legal framework has just been validated in a validation workshop held in May 2nd-3rd, 2016 in Fairway Hotel, Kampala, Uganda. It was attended by about 33 participants who included CVOs, members of the national LITS technical teams in the IGAD MS and experienced consultants on LITS in Africa, in addition to participants from AU-IBAR, OIE, ILRI and North East Africa Livestock Council (NEALCO).

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South Sudan Cessation of Hostilities Agreement

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Communique of the 67th Session of IGAD Council of Ministers on the Situation in South Sudan Communique of the 67th Session of IGAD Council of Ministers on the Situation in South Sudan 2019-05-09 - COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 67th EXTRA-ORDINARY SESSION OF IGAD COUNCIL... More detail
COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 33rd EXTRA-ORDINARY SUMMIT OF IGAD ASSEMBLY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 33rd EXTRA-ORDINARY SUMMIT OF IGAD ASSEMBLY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT 2018-09-17 - 12TH SEPTEMBER 2018, ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA The IGAD Assembly... More detail