AU TEAM MONITORING VISIT OF ASF-RESIST ACTION AT CoNAS

AU Team visit to Makerere ASF-RESIST

A team from the African Union (AU) led by Dr. Monica Ebele Idinoba accompanied by Ms. Khadidiatou Meissa Gaye visited the ASF-RESIST action from the 23rd April to 26th April 2019 at the College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS) to review progress of the action since its inception in 2018. The African Union supported by the European Union awarded a research grant of USD 1,249,988 to a consortium of scientists led by the College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University to implement a research action aimed at ‘Developing innovative and sustainable approaches to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Africa (ASF-RESIST)’. The Principal Investigator (PI) of ASF-RESIST is Dr. Charles Masembe, an Associate Professor in the Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences (ZEFS).For more details about the visit see attached detailed document.