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Risk assessment and surveillance for prevention of crop pest outbreaks - a new model for Africa

Julian Smith from the UK's Food and Environment Research Agency explains why many functions of the plant health and food safety services in Africa need to be devolved to the private sector and local communities. National institutes, meanwhile, need to refocus on policy and governance, and build strong communities at regional level to respond to disease and pest threats and pre-empt outbreaks.
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Great model that could prevent disease spread.
posted by: Bramwel Wanjala (06:26:11 Tue 4th February 2014)

 

 

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