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2013

Emergency Vaccination and Targeted Feeding of Livestock Grazing in Areas along the Syria-Lebanon Border

Liban

Titre : Emergency Vaccination and Targeted Feeding of Livestock Grazing in Areas along the Syria-Lebanon Border

Code du projet : OSRO/LEB/304/UK

Pays : Liban

Durée : Starting Date 8/2013 Ending Date : 7/2014

Donor  : United Kingdom (UK)

Niveau et type de projet : National - Development

Présentation
Emergency Vaccination and Targeted Feeding of Livestock Grazing in Areas along the Syria-Lebanon Border project was conceived to fill this gap through emergency vaccination and targeted feeding of herds grazing on degraded rangelands in Syrian border areas of Lebanon.

Objectifs
Increased number of : * 1. sheep, goats and cattle vaccinated against important serotypes of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR)as well as cattle against Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) ; * 2. adequately nourished sheep, goats and cattle resulting in good animal body sizes ; * 3. livestock keepers able to retain and making a living from their herds ; * 4. veterinary and livestock extension services developed and functioning ; * 5. improved, proper and timely communication of risks and outbreaks for rapid containment.

Activités
Altogether, 58 000 cattle, 277 000 sheep and 424 000 goats will be vaccinated against the major transboundary animal diseases in Lebanon, namely FMD, PPR and lumpy skin disease. Lebanese livestock keeping communities, Lebanese returnees who have crossed into Lebanon from Syria, Syrian refugees and veterinary services will benefit from the project that is expected to help preserve assets of the poor by reducing the threat of Transboundary Animal Diseases and decreasing the number of animals dying, malnourished and sold at reduced prices.

Présentation (FAO)

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