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Call Details

Work Programme : Food - Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research
Call Identifier : SFS-12-2016: Support for international research on animal health
Call Type : General International Cooperation Call
Call Description : Animal diseases can cause serious social, economic and environmental damage and in some cases threaten human health. An increasing number of major disease problems or threats faced by the livestock industry and zoonoses are global in scale.
Improved coordination of and international cooperation on research is needed to expedite the development of better prevention and control methods, ensure the sustainability of livestock industries and protect human health. This global initiative will consolidate and deepen international research cooperation in the area of animal health, in particular infectious animal diseases, including zoonoses and parasites, and related issues such as anti-microbial resistance.
Publication Date : 14 October 2015
Deadline : 17 February 2016
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