Results of PGTF - Project INT/11/K07

INT/11/K07 - A proposal to enhance the capacity building/development on the effect of climate change in animal health issue with special reference to bluetongue disease in Egypt, Algeria, Palestine and Jordan

Submitter: Jordan University for Science and Technology, based in Irbid, Jordan
Subcontractor: same as above
Priority area: Food and Agriculture
Participating/beneficiary countries: 4 countries (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan and Palestine)
PGTF input: US$ 36,000
Other inputs: US$ 45,000
Number: INT/11/K07
Duration: Ten (10) months
Approval: 34th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 28 September 2010)
Completion: Final report submitted on 10 July 2013.
Impact:: A three-day consultation workshop where members of government, scientists, veterinarians, students and farmers of Algeria, Egypt, Jordan and Palestine enhanced their awareness of the effects of climate change on animal diseases, especially of Bluetongue disease, that affect livestock. Capacity to combat the disease was increased through adequate training in new diagnostic techniques, expertise-sharing, the exchange of climate status information and prevalence of the disease in the region, as well as through better knowledge of transmission processes and appropriate control measures.

Contact:   Contact person: Prof. Nabil Q Hailat
Address: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology
PO Box (3030), Irbid 22110- Jordan
Telephone: +962-7-95885210 - Office: 962-2-7201000 ext 22026 and 22016
Fax: +0622-2-7095117; +062-2-7095123; Email: hailatn @

Final Report:

    • INT-11-K07-FinalReport.pdf  *  [Language: English; Size: 1727KB]

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      * Note: The reports posted have been prepared by the submitting institutions and their content is the sole responsibility of their authors. Please forward any inquiries or requests for further information to the contact person provided and kindly send a copy to the Office of the Chairman of the Group of 77 for our records.