Joint Action towards livestock security
Improving food security and the livelihoods of smallholder livestock farmers in Nigeria
About 50% of the beneficiaries will be women who will gain new income from employment in the animal health sector
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About The Project

LIDISKI is a European Union (EU) funded, £2.5M project that will improve livestock disease surveillance and control in Nigeria. Launched on March 4, 2020 in Abuja, the four-year Livestock Disease Surveillance Knowledge Integration (LIDISKI) project aims to boost the livelihoods of smallholder livestock and poultry farmers in Plateau state – the pilot zone, and subsequently 8 other northern states.
The project is funded by the European Union (EU), through the DeSIRA (Development-Smart Innovation through Research in Agriculture) initiative lunched by the EU Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO). The EU delegation in Abuja will follow the project implementation.

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Impact of Livestock Diseases on Food Safety

Safer food saves lives. Access to enough amounts of safe and nutritious food is key to sustaining life and promoting good health. Unsafe food contains harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites, or chemical substances which can cause more than 200 different diseases –...

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