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April 2007 - December 2012 : Programme officer

World Organisation for Animal Health
OIE Sub-regional Representation for Southern Africa
Gaborone, Botswana 


Position : Programme Officer to the Sub-regional Representative of the OIE for Southern Africa, covering the 15 S.A.D.C. Member States : Angola, Botswana, D.R.C., Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Topics :

  • Advisor to the OIE Sub-Regional Representative and the Deputy-Representative.

  • Implementation of the regional training programmes of the OIE Sub-regional Representation for the SADC area in cooperation with OIE's Collaborating Training Centers for Veterinary Services. 

  • Support to the laboratory twinning programme and the recognition by OIE of new reference laboratories in Africa.

  • Support to the adoption of the OIE international notification system WAHIS.

  • Implementation of the capacity-building programmes for Veterinary Services of the SADC Member States (EDF-funded Grant Contribution Agreement for OIE) 2005 - 2009.

  • Implementation of the capacity-building programmes for Veterinary Services of the African OIE Member States (DG-SANCO funded Better Training for Safer Food programme) 2009 - 2012.

  • Support to the OIE/SADC projects for the surveillance and early detection of zoonoses, emerging and re-emerging animal diseases, including support to reference laboratories. 

  • Coordination with other OIE programmes conducted within the SADC area in partnership with other organizations such as FAO and the African Union (ALive, GF-TADs, Regional Animal Health Center), WTO (STDF), WHO, the World Bank and the European Union (the PRINT and S-FMD-programmes).

  • Establishment of a regional database on African animal health and welfare experts.

  • Management of the OIE Africa website : www.rr-africa.oie.int

 


SADC Secretariat

FAO-ECTAD Gaborone

AU-IBAR

French Cooperation

ALive

EUROPAID

WTO-STDF

Botswana

   
   
   
   
 
World Organisation for Animal Health  (OIE), Paris, France    
 
France Cooperation (Coopération Française) [2007 - 2010]
Ministère des Affaires Etrangères et Européennes (MAEE), 
Paris, France
   
 
Agence Française de Développement (AFD)   [2010 - 2011], Paris, France    
 

European Development Fund (EDF),
European Commission , Brussels, Belgium