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October 26, 2015

US pledges $87 million to combat global animal disease threats

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is backing FAO’s efforts to combat pandemic animal disease threats in Asia, Africa and the Middle East with an additional $87 million in funding covering the 2015-19 period. USAID and FAO have worked in partnership on controlling animal diseases and managing related human health threats for over a decade. USAID financial backing for this work now amounts to $320 million since 2004.  Read More

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