FAO and OIE present initial battle plan in global campaign to eradicate Peste des petits ruminants

The PPR-GEP (Peste des petits ruminants Global eradication programme) has been launched jointly by FAO and OIE on 28 October 2016. The ground has been broken on a major international initiative to rid the world of this disease - also known as sheep and goat plague - a highly contagious viral animal disease that causes major losses in regions home to millions of the world's poorest people.
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