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Thursday, April 19, 2007

Global roadmap launched for better tools to control FMD in endemic settings

A Global Roadmap for improving the tools to control foot and mouth disease (FMD) in endemic settings was launched at the Rome headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on 17 April 2007.

Brian Perry represented ILRI at the launch of the international initiative to promote research that will deliver new and improved methods for controlling FMD that are applicable to endemic settings.

For more about the Global Roadmap, please visit or download the document (large PDF file! 2.2MB).

Perry BD and Sones KR (eds). 2007. Global Roadmap for improving the tools to control foot-and-mouth disease in endemic settings. Report of a workshop held at Agra, India, 29 November-1 December 2006, and subsequent Roadmap outputs. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. pp. 88 and a CD.

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