|dc.description.abstract||The PACE programme has the overall objective of contributing to rural development and
poverty alleviation. This will be reached through effective disease control and animal he,
care, which will secure the availability of livestock and animal products contributing to the
welfare of livestock keeping communities.
The purpose of PACE-Kenya is to strengthen the capacity of the national animal health
services to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate the control of epizootic diseases with
emphasis on private sector participation.
The implementing agency is the Department of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agricultu
and Rural Development, Kenya.
• Strengthened disease control capacity of the department of veterinary services.
• Greater privatization of veterinary services and public-private sector linkage in the field.
• The rinderpest eradication in Kenya following the OIE pathway.
• Coordinated control of other epizootic diseases with special reference to CBPP.
• The primary target group is the livestock owners in the whole country who will benefit fro
improved and readily available veterinary services.
• Private sector veterinary professionals delivering animal health care and participating in
• The Government, whose role will be increasingly concentrated on government core funs
such as statutory and regulatory matters and in the formulation of disease control and
disease surveillance policies among others.
The programme covers the whole country, but with emphasis on defined priority districts
TIME FRAME March 2001 to October 2004.||