2022 Scientific Meeting of the Global African Swine Fever Research Alliance (GARA)
Event Time2022.05.24 Event LocationPunta Cana, Dominican Republic OrganizersThe Global African Swine Fever Research Alliance (GARA)

The Global African Swine Fever Research Alliance (GARA) aims to expand ASF research collaborations worldwide and maximize the use of resources and expertise to achieve its five

strategic goals:

  1. 1. To facilitate research collaborations and serve as a communication gateway for the global ASF research community.
  2. 2. To conduct strategic research to increase our understanding of ASF.
  3. 3. To develop the next generation of control measures and strategies for their application.
  4. 4. To determine social and economic impacts of the new generation of improved ASF control.
  5. 5. To provide evidence to inform development of policies for safe trade of animals and animal products in ASF-endemic areas. 

Mission of GARA

To establish and sustain global research partnerships that will generate scientific knowledge and tools to contribute to the successful prevention, control and where feasible eradication of African Swine Fever (ASF).

Vision of GARA

A coordinated global research alliance enabling the progressive control and eradication of ASF.