South Africa: Five Diseases, One #Vaccine – a Boost for Emerging #Livestock Farmers in Sub-Saharan #Africa

Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria

Our vaccines will have the potential to control six important African livestock diseases. But, in order for them to be effectively used by emerging rural farmers, education in livestock care and vaccine use is critical and has been initiated.

Ultimately we see the result of this project being greater food and economic security through improved animal health as it relates to the increased availability of food and other products from animals, such as milk, cheeses, meat, wool, hides, yoghurt and ‘maas’ (soured/fermented milk). The vaccines should be low-cost, easy to administer, stable and provide long-term protection.” – David Wallace, ARC

via South Africa: Five Diseases, One Vaccine – a Boost for Emerging Livestock Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

via South Africa: Five Diseases, One #Vaccine – a Boost for Emerging #Livestock Farmers in Sub-Saharan #Africa.

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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