• ICPALD Mission to Khartoum, Sudan

    ICPALD Mission to Khartoum, Sudan Reported by: Dr Osman Babikir, Caroline Agosa and Hassan Salaheldin The 3rd Regional Integration Support Programme (RISP3) is a follow-up phase to RISP1 (2005-2010) and RISP2 (2010 – 2013). The RISP3 programme seeks to support well selected, high priority and complementary activities to accelerate domestication and implementation of regional commitments […]

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  • Prioritization and categorization of transboundary animal diseases and zoonoses in IGAD Region and member states

    The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and AU-IBAR have been working in collaboration to strengthen the control of animal diseases in the region, with efforts mainly targeted at the establishment of integrated regional (inter-country) coordination mechanisms for the prevention and control of TADs and zoonoses, strengthening of veterinary governance, capacity building in different areas of […]

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  • Workshop for creating a community-based grassroots disease reporting system for Uganda

    A workshop for creating a community-based disease reporting system for Uganda was held in Kampala, from 23rd to 24th July 2015. Its main aim was to seek for stakeholder input into developing and improving community-based grassroot disease reporting system in Uganda as means to improve passive surveillance and disease reporting. In addition, the workshops helped […]

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  • SMP Roll out workshop for Uganda

    A national SMP roll-out workshop for Uganda was held in Kampala, from 20th to 22nd July 2015. Its main aim was to roll-out ready Standard Methods and Procedures (SMPs) for FMD, PPR, RVF and brucellosis to veterinary stakeholders within Uganda to create awareness in order to foster smooth implementation of the SMPs. The workshop brought […]

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  • The sixth VET-GOV Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting

    FINAL COMMUNIQUE The sixth VET-GOV Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting was held at the SOFITEL Mauritius Imperial Resort in Port Louis, Mauritius, on 22nd and 23rd July 2015. It was attended by the Steering Committee Members and other participants from AU-IBAR, OIE, FAO, EISMV, EAFF, Midzi agricultural Development Services Pty Ltd, BRENTEC VACCINES, RECs (COMESA, […]

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  • ETHIOPIAN NATIONAL SPS COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED AND TRAINING WORKSHOP ON SANITARY & PHYTOSANITARY (SPS) CONDUCTED

    ETHIOPIAN NATIONAL  SPS COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED AND TRAINING WORKSHOP ON SANITARY & PHYTOSANITARY (SPS) CONDUCTED Non-compliance with world animal and plant health and food safety standards is deemed as a major barrier to accessing international agricultural trade and thereby denying countries the exploitation of the competitive advantage of their locally produced commodities, thus missing out on […]

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  • IGAD WTO

    IGAD /ICPALD participated on the 38th Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) global meeting

    CODEX Alimentarius Commission (CAC) is one of the standard setting organizations that work to protect the health of the consumers and ensuring fair practices in the food trade. IGAD has been granted an observer status in CAC since July 2011 and was represented on the above meeting by Drs. Solomon Munyua and Ameha Sebsibe, ICPALD […]

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  • Test training on modular curricula development on Spatial Planning and Applications of GIS &RS in Agro pastoral Production Systems and Natural Resource Management for IDDRISI.

    The IGAD Modular Curricula Development for training courses on GIS/RS application in multi-sectoral and spatial planning in the context of IDDRSI Project (ICDP) is a regional technical support program assisted and funded by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. Its goal is to develop and strengthen the capacity of IGAD structures to provide […]

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  • ICPALD Protocol Mission to South Sudan

      Background: In 2009, the IGAD members of Parliament proposed that IGAD establishes a dry land training institution and technical centre to promote bio-prospecting and bio-enterprises. In December 2009, the IGAD Ministers, responsible for livestock development, effected that proposal and signed the animal health policy framework, in which Article VI (institutional provision) states that IGAD […]

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  • Status of domestication of the Regional Animal Health Policy Framework (RAHPF) in the IGAD region reviewed

    Status of domestication of the Regional Animal Health Policy Framework  (RAHPF) in the IGAD region reviewed. ICPALD/IGAD and AUIBAR jointly organized the above regional meeting with the main objectives of creating further awareness to the relevant Ministries and Stakeholders on the RAHPF, to share and discuss on the outputs and recommendations of the previous meeting […]

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