Trans-boundary disease control and Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) measures and standards: Livestock identification to enhance livestock mobility

Authors: IGAD
Date: 2019


Livestock theft is common in Karamoja. It has resulted in the loss of livestock assets and consequently undermined livelihoods. The described practice has enhanced identification, recovery and restitution of stolen animals to the rightful owners, which has contributed to the decline in cattle rustling and preservation of livestock holdings.