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EU Commits Millions to Combat Animal Diseases in 2016

  • 15 Jan 11:27

The EU has committed close to €161 million to support eradication, control and surveillance programmes that aim to eliminate animal diseases and zoonoses as well as further strengthen the protection of human and animal health. Given the serious impact that animal disease outbreaks can have on human health, but also on economy and trade, the allocation of EU co-financing will continue to assist national authorities in putting in place precautionary measures, disease surveillance and eradication programmes, at national and European level. Overall, 130 programmes have been selected for EU funding under the Regulation 652/2014 on the management of the expenditure in. Read more...