|Approval Date||05 Apr 2006|
|Signature Date||08 Feb 2007|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Mar 2007|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||30 Apr 2007|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Agriculture and Rural Development|
|DAC Sector Code||31163|
The present intervention relates to emergency aid for combating the spread of avian influenza in Benin in 2006. This operation includes two types of components, including an animal health component and a human health component. On the one hand, the animal health component includes: the supply of chemicals, including disinfectants and animal health laboratory equipment, the provision of protective clothing for staff working in laboratories and surveillance teams of Avian influenza, training of additional staff to increase laboratory capacity, sensitization campaigns and dissemination of information to farmers and the purchase of vaccines. On the other hand, human health includes: development and distribution of monitoring equipment and training of health personnel, provision of test kits and chemicals to laboratories - a measure to strengthen the capacity to combat H5N1 and the pandemic in the future, the training of laboratory technicians on the safe handling of samples taken in the throat, samples from monitoring sites, as well as on standards applicable in laboratories and the implementation of the data management system relating to the avian influenza pandemic, the distribution of management tools for the surveillance of avian influenza and the improvement of communication and networking between avian influenza laboratories, including veterinary and public health laboratories.
The emergency aid proposed is essentially aimed at contributing to the fight against avian influenza in Benin in 2006.
The main beneficiary of the project is the population.
Special Relief Funds
Ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'élevage et de la Pêche
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
|Last Update||12 Jul 2020|