• Trade

    Training of trade counsellors of IGAD exporting countries based in Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates, other major GCC importing countries and Egypt

    The Horn of Africa countries export 50% of live animals and less than 10% of meat that is demanded annually in Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) countries yet these countries have a preference for livestock and meat from the Horn of Africa region. The limited exports has partly been due to limited coordination  between […]

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  • STSD

    4th STSD Steering Committee Meeting

    Background: The “Improving Animal Disease Surveillance in Support of Trade” in IGAD Member States or “Surveillance of the Trade-Sensitive Diseases Project (STSD)” is a regional component of the “Supporting the Horn of Africa’s Resilience (SHARE) Project”, a three (3) year project that aims to strengthen technical and institutional capacities of the IGAD member states (MS) […]

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  • Gulf

    IGAD /ICPALD organized GULF food fair mission for the private sector involved in livestock and meat export

    IGAD /ICPALD organized GULF food fair mission for the private sector involved  in livestock and meat export Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in partnership with FAO, with financial support from Italian Development Cooperation is implementing the regional project; Improving supply of safe and quality livestock and meat exported from the Horn of Africa to Middle […]

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  • Land Governance

    Improving Land Governance in the IGAD Region

    Improving Land Governance in the IGAD Region, Project Progress Review and Planning Meeting Introduction With support from the Switzerland Development Cooperation (SDC), the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Land Policy Initiative (LPI) are implementing a joint project to improve land governance in the IGAD Region. The aim of the project is to facilitate […]

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  • Dar STSD

    AU-IBAR and ICPALD Planning Meeting for STSD

    AU-IBAR and ICPALD Planning Meeting for STSD and SMP-A Progress Review and 2016 Planned Activities Two running regional projects, namely the Improving Animal Disease Surveillance in Support of Trade in IGAD MS Project or Surveillance of Trade-Sensitive Diseases (STSD) and Standards Methods and Procedures in Animal Health (SMP-AH), recently organized and held a back-to-back planning […]

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  • The Standard Methods and Procedures in animal health (SMP-AH) Review and Planning Workshop Held at Dar-es-Salam, Tanzania.

    A review and planning workshop was held at Dar-es-Salam from 8th to 9th February 2016. Its overall objective was to discuss consolidation of the SMP-AH activities in cross border areas for sustainability and impact. A total of 21 participants, drawn from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal […]

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  • IGAD at 30

    IGAD celebrate 30 years Anniversary

    Djibouti, Djibouti: IGAD is celebrating 30 years since its establishment as a regional body to address issues of drought and mitigate against the effects of desertification in the greater Horn of Africa on 16th January 2016. At the end of the first decade, the organization was revitalized taking up broader mandates that included economic cooperation […]

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  • Regional Meeting for Sharing lessons to Improve Feed Security in the IGAD Region undertaken

    Regional Meeting for Sharing lessons to Improve Feed Security in the IGAD Region undertaken IGAD Center for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development (ICPALD) & Regional Pastoral Livelihood and Resilience project (RPLRP) organized the meeting with the objectives of sharing  the status and lessons on feed/ fodder/range/seed production & marketing, gaps and challenges,  establish regional animal […]

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  • meat and livestock export launched

    The regional project on meat and livestock export launched

    The IGAD region is rich in livestock resources, which is the major source of livelihood for millions of agro-pastoralists and pastoralists. The demand for livestock and livestock products in the region, in Africa and in the Middle East is high and raising. In 2014, the region exported 10 millions of live animals to Middle East […]

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  • IGAD WTO

    IGAD granted Observer status at WTO Committee for Technical Barriers to Trade(TBT)

    IGAD granted Observer status at WTO Committee for Technical Barriers to Trade(TBT) Djibouti 12.11.2015 – The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has been granted observer status on the Committee of Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) for three Global Standard Setting organizations such as the OIE (Animal Health); CODEX (food safety) and IPPC (International Plant Protection […]

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