FAO Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases Operations (ECTAD) regional unit for Easten Africa was established in Nairobi, Kenya, in July 2007 as a decentralised ECTAD unit. The Unit forms part of the Regional Animal Health Centre (RAHC and hosted by AU IBAR; to facilitate the sharing of information and provision of technical assistance to FAO member countries during animal disease outbreaks.
The website will serve as an avenue for sharing information on transboundary animal diseases (TADs) within and outside the region and in effect strengthen the collaborative networks in the region.
Readers will be able to access related websites like EMPRES-i
The Unit is headed by a Regional Manager ad interim and assisted by a team of experts in Epidemiology, Laboratory, Socio-economics, Communications, Operations, Biosecurity as well as support staff.
More information on our activities is available by clicking on the relevant fields in the website.more