• 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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  • Grades and Standards

    Regional meeting to review the status of implementation of grades and Standards

    Regional meeting to review the status of implementation of grades and Standards undertaken IGAD Center for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development (ICPALD) organized the meeting with financial support of Regional Pastoral Livelihood and Resilience project (RPLRP) with the objectives of understanding the status of implementation of  grades and standards,  modalities of promotion & popularization; to […]

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  • QUARANTINE NETWORK

    The Regional Export Quarantines Network established and launched

    IGAD Center for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development (ICPALD) organized a regional meeting to establish and launch the Regional Export Quarantines Network (NEQ). The meeting took place at Grand Holiday Villa Hotel in Khartoum, Sudan from 30 September-Oct 01, 2015. The region is rich in livestock resources, which is the major source of livelihood for […]

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  • Regional consultative meeting to improve understanding of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

    Regional consultative meeting to improve understanding of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) conducted IGAD Center for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development (ICPALD) organized a regional consultative meeting to improve understanding of MERS-CoV and enhance its prevention and control in the Greater Horn of Africa and took place at Grand Holiday Villa Hotel in Khartoum, Sudan […]

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  • IGAD Dryland Research Forum

    Regional Workshop on Establishing IGAD Dryland Research Forum

      INTRODUCTION The Regional workshop on the establishment of IGAD Dryland Research Forum has been conducted at the Capital Hotel Addis Abeba, Ethiopia from Sep. 16-17/2015 with the participation of relevant research institutions from the member countries namely: Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Djibouti, Ethiopia and concerned staffs from the IGAD Secretariat (35 participants). The workshop […]

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  • GHACOF 41 Held in Dar-es-Salaam

    The objective of the forum was to develop consensus regional climate outlook for the September to December 2015 rainfall season and to formulate mitigation strategies on the implications of the projected seasonal climate outlook on the critical socioeconomic sectors of the GHA region. The forum also provided a regional interaction platform for policy makers , […]

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  • The SMP-AH joint national training for frontline animal health workers from border entry points and cross-border areas in Djibouti, Somaliland and Puntland

    Introduction The SMPAH joint national training workshop for frontline animal health workers from border entry points in Djibouti, Somaliland and Puntland on disease surveillance, disease control and disease reporting was held in Djibouti City from 20th to 22nd August 2015. The main aim of the training was to equip frontline animal health workers from cross […]

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