This workshop had 3 aims:
To introduce the project and secure buy-in from a broad range of stakeholders in the poultry industry in Nigeria.
To agree on major research gaps on HPAI control strategies and set pro-poor research priorities to better inform decision makers.
To map institutional linkages and mechanisms for effective communication and implementation of pro-poor HPAI control strategies in Nigeria.
The workshop was attended by 32 participants drawn from the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Fowl-sellers Association of Nigeria (FAN), The Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) of Nigeria, public and private sector veterinarians, National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI), USAID, World Bank, FEWSNET, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Universities, the Nigeria Avian Influenza Control Project (AICP). The three national collaborators responsible for the background paper were present; so also were representative of ILRI, IFPRI and FAO.
Documents attached include the Agenda, List of Participants, Meeting report, Background document and presentations given during the meeting. Documents and presentations from the workshop are as follows:
DFID-Funded Collaborative HPAI Research Project for Asia and Africa. By C. Narrod
Nigeria HPAI Reduction Background Paper. By J. A. Maina
Pro-poor HPAI Risk Reduction Strategies: Background to Nigerian Study. By T. Obi, A. Oparinde and G. Maina
Disease Risk and Institutions Involved in Controlling HPAI. By T. Obi
Structure of Poultry Industry in Nigeria. By G. A. Maina
Economics & Livelihood Impacts of HPAI. By A. Oparinde
Group Discussion on Disease Risk and Institutions
Group Discussion on Economic and Livelihood Findings
HPAI Stakeholder Mapping Using Social Network Analysis. By E. Birol and P. Duarte