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Schlettwein visits Hoha village where FMD was first detected

Contributed by NAMPA.

RUNDU, 19 FEB (NAMPA) – Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, Calle Schlettwein, on Wednesday visited Hoha village in the Ndiyona constituency of the Kavango East Region, where the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) was first detected last year.
The FMD outbreak was detected on 28 September 2020 by the ministry’s Directorate of Veterinary Services in Kavango East and has since spread to the Kavango West, Ohangwena, Oshikoto, and Oshana regions.
Schlettwein, before visiting Hoha h ...