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SADC TADs Project Scientific Symposium on Foot and Mouth Disease in SADC
&
Joint SADC / AHEAD Workshop on Reconciling Livestock Health and Wildlife Conservation Goals in Southern Africa: Strategies for Sustainable Economic Development

Phakalane Golf Estate, Gaborone, Botswana, November 13-16, 2012

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Day One – Tuesday 13th November

SADC TADs PROJECT SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM
FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE IN SADC

TIME

SESSION/ACTIVITY/PRESENTATION TITLE [SESSION CHAIR/MODERATOR]

PRESENTER

07:30

REGISTRATION
OPENING CEREMONY [B. Hulman]

N. Gureja
S. Atkinson

08:30

Dr. Steve Osofsky - WCS Director Wildlife Health Policy, AHEAD Coordinator

Dignitaries

Mrs. Margaret Nyirenda - SADC Director Food, Agriculture & Natural Resources

Mr. Edison Wotho – Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Botswana

09:30

GROUP PHOTO

 

10:00

TEA BREAK

 

 

SADC TADs PROJECT RESEARCH [M. Mulumba]

 

10:30

SADC TADs Project – Buffalo Sampling Overview

M. Mulumba

10:40

Molecular Biological Characteristics of FMD Virus in African Buffalo in Southern Africa

C. Kasanga

10:55

Phylogeography of FMD Virus in Tanzania

R. Sallu

11:10

Risk Factors for FMD Outbreaks in Zambia

Y. Sinkala

11:25

Rapid, Sensitive & Effective Diagnostic Tools for Infectious Disease Surveillance

C. Kasanga

11:40

Q&A Group Discussion

 

12:00

Typing & Serological Surveillance of FMD Virus in African Buffalo in Zambia

T. Sikombe

12:15

Investigation of FMD Outbreaks in Mbala & Kazungula Districts in Zambia

F. Banda

12:30

Serosurveillance of FMD Virus in Selected Livestock/Wildlife Interface Areas of Tanzania

M. Mkama

12:45

LUNCH

 

14:00

A Better Understanding of the Behaviour of Different Topotypes of FMD Viruses Circulating in Domestic Animal & Wildlife Populations in the SADC Region

R. Dwarka

14:15

Vaccine Matching & Development of Appropriate Vaccines

G. Thobokwe

14:30

A Prioritised Research Agenda for the Control & Management of FMD at the Interface of Livestock & Wildlife

C. Kasanga

14:45

Q&A Group Discussion

 

15:15

TEA BREAK

 

 

OTHER TADs OF SIGNIFICANCE IN SADC [L. Modisa]

 

15:45

Pestes Des Petits Ruminants (PPR) in the SADC Region

B. Hulman

16:00

Rift Valley Fever: Towards the Development of a Regional Control Strategy in SADC

M. Mulumba

16:15

Q&A Group Discussion

 

16:45

Housekeeping

M. Mulumba

17:00

ADJOURN

 

18:00

ICEBREAKER Cocktail: All Participants, Phakalane Golf Estate.

 



Day Two – Wednesday 14th November

JOINT SADC/AHEAD WORKSHOP
RECONCILING LIVESTOCK HEALTH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION GOALS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA: STRATEGIES FOR SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

TIME

SESSION/ACTIVITY/PRESENTATION TITLE [SESSION CHAIR/MODERATOR]

PRESENTER

 

WORKSHOP WELCOME & OVERVIEW [B. Hulman, M. Atkinson]

 

08:30

Welcome, Purpose of the Workshop

B. Hulman

08:35

Understanding the Objectives, Expectations & Anticipated Deliverables

M. Atkinson

08:45

Introductions around the room

 

 

SETTING THE SCENE [M. Mokopasetso]

 

09:00

TFCAs in the SADC Region: Status, Challenges & Opportunities

S. Modise

09:15

Rural Development & Conservation in TFCAs: Social & Economic Importance of Livestock Agriculture & Nature-Based Tourism to Southern Africa

D. Cumming

09:30

Overview of Transboundary Animal Diseases at the Livestock/Wildlife Interface in Southern Africa: Status, Challenges & Opportunities

M-L. Penrith

09:45

Technical Challenges Associated with Eradication of TADs in Southern Africa

G. Thomson

10:00

Q&A Group Discussion

 

10:30

TEA BREAK

 

 

KEYNOTE [M. Atkinson]

 

11:00

Evolving Approaches to TADs Management: OIE Perspectives on Equivalence & Potential for Application of Non-Geographic Approaches to the Control & Management of FMD in Southern Africa

A. Thiermann

11:30

Q&A Group Discussion

 

11:40

“Beauty & the Beef” DVD Introduction & Screening

G. Thomson

12:00

Regional & International Trade in Livestock Products: a Candid Assessment of Global Trends

M. Mulumba

12:30

LUNCH

 

 

REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES [S. Modise]

 

14:00

An Historical Perspective on Fencing in Namibia, Botswana & Zimbabwe: The Future of Wildlife, Livestock & TFCAs in SADC

R. Taylor

14:15

An Assessment of the Multi-Sectoral Impacts of FMD & of its Management & Control in Southern Africa, with a Focus on the Kavango Zambezi TFCA

M. Atkinson

14:30

Influence of FMD on Progress & Development in the Greater Limpopo TFCA

M. Hofmeyr &
C. Masterson

14:45

Relieving the Bottleneck: System Resilience, Human-Elephant Conflict, Habitat Connectivity & the Importance of TFCAs

D. Parry

15:00

The Caprivi Experience. Enhancing Sustainable Livelihoods through Cross-Sectoral Integration: Wildlife, Livestock & the Promise of KAZA

R. Taylor

15:15

Q&A Group Discussion

 

15:40

TEA BREAK

 

16:10

“Livestock Commodity Trade: The Way Forward” DVD Screening

S. Osofsky

16:25

The Beef Trade: Potential Benefits Offered by Application of a Commodity-Based Approach in Namibia’s Caprivi & Northern Communal Areas (NCA)

C. Khaiseb

16:40

Reconciling Conflicts between Livestock Production & Wildlife Conservation in Zimbabwe: Expanding Options for Rural Development

U. Ushewokunze-
Obatolu

16:55

Q&A Group Discussion

 

17:15

ADJOURN

 



Day Three – Thursday 15th November

JOINT SADC/AHEAD WORKSHOP (cont'd)
RECONCILING LIVESTOCK HEALTH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION GOALS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA: STRATEGIES FOR SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

TIME

SESSION/ACTIVITY/PRESENTATION TITLE [SESSION CHAIR/MODERATOR]

PRESENTER

 

THE PROGRESSIVE CONTROL PATHWAY (PCP-FMD) AND THE GLOBAL STRATEGY FOR THE CONTROL OF FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE IN THE SADC REGIONAL CONTEXT [C. Masterson]

 

08:30

Overview of the PCP-FMD: Aims, Approaches & Challenges for SADC Member States

M. Mokopasetso

08:45

FMD in Southern Africa: Virus Pool 6

M. Mulumba

09:00

Management of FMD in Southern Africa: Status, Challenges & Opportunities

G. Thomson

09:15

Q&A Group Discussion

 

 

KEYNOTE 2 [M. Atkinson]

 

09:30

Reconciling Livestock Production, Wildlife Conservation & Trade through the Application of Non-Geographic Disease Management Solutions for Southern Africa

G. Thomson

09:50

Q&A Group Discussion

 

10:15

TEA BREAK

 

 

LAND-USE POLICY OPTIONS IN THE SADC REGION: OPTIMIZING SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS [S. Osofsky]

 

10:50

Commodity-Based Trade: Technical Considerations & Key Questions

A. Toto

11:05

Standards in Global Agriculture & Food Trade: Studying Botswana, Namibia & South Africa’s Beef Commodity Chains

E. Ransom

11:20

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Land-Use & Policy Options for Southern Africa, with Special Reference to Livestock, Wildlife & Disease Management in the Caprivi Region, Namibia

J. Barnes

11:40

Q&A and Reflective Discussion: Common Themes; Opportunities for Development in SADC

 

12:00

LUNCH

 

13:30

Ensuring Food & Income Security & Sustainable Development for Rural Communities in Semi-Arid Regions of Zimbabwe

C. Masterson

14:00

Global Strategy for the Control of FMD: Outcomes of FAO/OIE Bangkok Conference & the Relevance to SADC Member States

G. Brückner

14:20

Q&A Group Discussion

 

 

SADC PERSPECTIVE ON ADOPTION OF NON-GEOGRAPHIC APPROACHES FOR MANAGEMENT OF FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE [B. Hulman]

 

14:30

Presentation of Draft Resolution by SADC Calling for Adoption of Commodity-Based Trade & Other Non-Geographic Approaches for FMD Management as Additional Regional Standards for Trade in Animal Products

B. Hulman

 

BREAK-OUT GROUPS (5) [S. Osofsky, M. Atkinson, M-L. Penrith, M. Mulumba, B. Hulman]

 

14:45

Moderated Break-Out Groups to Discuss Draft Resolution

 

16:00

TEA BREAK

 

16:15

Break-Out Groups Report Back in Plenary

B. Hulman

17:00

ADJOURN

 

19:00

DINNER Braai - All Participants, Phakalane Golf Estate.

 



Day Four – Friday 16th November

CONCLUDING SESSION

TIME

SESSION/ACTIVITY/PRESENTATION TITLE [SESSION CHAIR/MODERATOR]

PRESENTER

 

CONCLUSIONS [B. Hulman]

 

09:00

Overview of Sessions

B. Hulman

09:10

Summary of Day 1: FMD Scientific Symposium

M. Mulumba

09:35

Summary of Days 2 & 3: Reconciling Livestock Health & Wildlife Conservation Goals in Southern Africa: Strategies for Sustainable Economic Development

M. Atkinson

10:00

Presentation of Final SADC “Phakalane Declaration on Adoption of Non-Geographic Approaches for Management of Foot and Mouth Disease”

B. Hulman

10:10

Thank You & Potential Next Steps

M. Atkinson

10:20

TEA BREAK

 

 

SADC LIVESTOCK TECHNICAL COMMITTEE [B. Hulman]

 

11:00

AOB

B. Hulman

13:00

LUNCH

 

14:00

LTC Closed Session

B. Hulman

16:00

ADJOURN

 


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