Animal Health, Fisheries and Food Safety

Technical Assistance for Communication Campaign and Preparation Country dossier for OIE Declaration for Foot and Mouth Disease

The general project objective is to eradicate FMD in Turkey and ensure a high standard of animal health in line with OIE and EU requirements. The specific objectives of this assignment are; (i) Strengthening of the capabilities of the Veterinary Services for the effective and efficient control and eradication of FMD; (ii) Provision of technical assistance to the GDPC and FMD Institute for the preparation of an application dossier to be submitted to OIE for the recognition of Thrace as ‘FMD free zone where vaccination is practiced’; (iii) Development and implementation of programmes for raising public awareness to more successfully implement and manage FMD control.

  • Country Turkey
  • Starting date 2009
  • Completion date 2010
  • Amount € 1,200,000.00
  • Donors EU (European Union)