• IGAD and FAO Join Forces Against Rift Valley Fever

    Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a viral zoonotic disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes and can cause severe symptoms in animals and humans. The disease can result in death and abortion in RVF-infected livestock. This epizootic disease in animals, which spills over to the human population, tends to develop extremely rapidly following abnormally high seasonal […]

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  • Effects of COVID-19 on Livestock Sector in the IGAD Region

    The repercussions of Covid-19 outbreak are being felt more strongly with every passing day, and despite the unprecedented steps and cumulative efforts undertaken by governments, businesses, development partners, UN agencies, NGOs and individuals to stem the tide, the virus continues to rampage unchecked across the globe, causing loss of life and hitting national economies and […]

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