South Africa Risk Analysis

Focus Area: Risk Prevention

Project Title: Development of the South Africa Livestock Disease Risk Analysis Training Curriculum

Status: In progress

Overview: The overall objective of this project is to initiate a Livestock Disease Risk Analysis Training Curriculum in South Africa that supports the AfCFTA Agreement (2018) through the partnership among USDA, OVI, and IIAD. Specifically, the project will focus on the following activities: 1) assessing the existing needs and readiness of South Africa to conduct risk analysis training (individual level) through an evidence-based approach; and 2) supporting the development and implementation of a user-driven, curriculum and a long-term Trainer-of-Trainer (ToT) sustainable programme (institutional level).

Project Duration: October 2020 – September 2021

IIAD Project Team: Heather Simmons, Jessica Cargill, Miguel Gonzalez, Sarah Manning, Rachel Whisenant

Consultants/Partners: Dr. David Castellan, DVM

Outcomes, Solutions, & Impact: TBD