TA for the Animal Health Department of the KVFA and the Food and Veterinary Laboratory in Kosovo (EU)

The main purpose of this technical assistance project is to ensure public health through food safety, by minimizing the incidence of biological and chemical risks to humans. The project promotes sustainable farming practices and improved animal welfare.

The project to give Technical assistance for the Animal Health Department of the KVFA and the Food and Veterinary Laboratory in Kosovo is financed by the European Union (EU). The project strives to strengthen safeguarding measures of animal health from introducing of so-called exotic diseases and reinforce the capacity of implement control and eradication plans for diseases present in the country. 

The main purpose of the project is to ensure a high level of public health and food safety by minimizing the incidence of biological and chemical risks to humans. It will promote animal health by preventing and reducing the incidence of animal diseases and in this way to support farming and the rural economy. The project promotes sustainable farming practices and improved animal welfare which prevent animal health problems. The activities will improve economic growth and competitiveness assuring free circulation of goods and proportionate animal movements while promoting threats and minimize environmental impacts in line with the EU Sustainable Development Strategy.