The newly appointed OIE Regional Representative for Africa visited Botswana from 21 – 28 April 2008. Dr Abdoulaye Bouna Niang attended the SADC Livestock Technical Committee Meeting and conducted several meetings with the staff of the Sub-Regional Representation for Southern Africa.
He also visited the OIE Reference Laboratory for Foot-and-Mouth Disease, i.e. the Botswana Vaccine Institute in Broadhurst, as well as the Meat Inspection Training Centre (MITC) and the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) export abattoir in Lobatse.
Dr Abdoulaye Bouna Niang at the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) export abattoir in Lobatse. Picture (c) P. Bastiaensen (oie) 2008