African Swine Fever (ASF) Report N° 6

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This report presents an overview of the ASF events with ongoing outbreaks notified through the OIE’s Early Warning System (IN:Immediate notifications and FUR:Follow-up reports) by its Members. This information is publicly available1 . A classification of the affected population (by backyard and … [Read more...]

Food Chain Crisis Early Warning Bulletin

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Forecasting threats to the food chain affecting food security in countries and regions [Read more] … [Read more...]

Rift Valley Fever Surveillance. FAO Animal Production and Health Manual No. 21

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Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an epizootic disease. Even in regions where the RVF virus is always present, outbreaks do not necessarily occur. Several years can separate outbreaks, with no evidence of disease in the interim [Read more] … [Read more...]

African swine fever threatens People’s Republic of China: A rapid risk assessment of ASF introduction

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African swine fever (ASF) is one of the most devastating diseases affecting pigs. Highly contagious, it is associated with a virus from the genus Asfivirus of the Asfaviridae family (Dixon, 2005) ... [Read More] … [Read more...]

Rift Valley Fever in Niger

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In the view of the experts participating in this risk assessment, Rift Valley Fever (RVF) in Niger currently poses a medium risk (a mean score of 5.75 on a scale of 0 to 10) to human health, and a medium–high risk (a mean score of 6.5) to animal health. The experts take the view that RVF is … [Read more...]

H5N8 HPAI in Uganda

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Further spread in Uganda and neighbouring countries (February 2017) The experts participating in this rapid risk assessment considered that the spread of H5N8 HPAI from Uganda to Kenya is likely, with a mean risk score of 3.9 on a scale of 0 to 6, compared with spread to the Republic of Tanzania … [Read more...]

Global Animal Disease Intelligence Report

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Issue No. 05 (2016) A regular update on the main disease threats monitored and analysed by the FAO/AGAH/GLEWS worldwide. This intelligence report contains relevant analysis of disease information collected by FAO GLEWS from official and informal sources and prepared with the kind support of … [Read more...]

Food Chain Crisis | Emergency Prevention System (FCC-EMPRES)

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Information sheet - 3/2016 STRENGTHENING VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC CAPACITIES: THE FAO LABORATORY MAPPING TOOL … [Read more...]

EMPRES Watch

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Bulletin 34/2015 Africa - El Niño and increased risk of Rift Valley fever – Warning to countries … [Read more...]

OIE Bulletins online

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Peste des petits ruminants Bulletin 02/2015 All the OIE Bulletins are available at the following link : ARCHIVE … [Read more...]