• Photo: IDRC

    Sheep are among the millions of livestock around the world that are affected by such diseases as PPR and Rift Valley fever, both of which could be combatted by a new combination vaccine developed in Morocco. (Photo: IDRC)

The livestock diseases peste des petits ruminants (or PPR), Rift Valley Fever and goat and sheep pox affect millions of animals and people around the world. But a Moroccan veterinary pharmaceutical company is working on a new vaccine that could one day help eradicate both illnesses. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

Visit the Charting Change website to read “Saving more livestock, stabilizing more lives”.