Partners and collaborations

Collaboration with international Organisations and institutions

For FAO and FAO member countries the FAO Reference Centre for Veterinary Public Health is prepared to

  • provide reference laboratory services at its facilities in Berlin;
  • contribute to the improvement of the disease diagnostic capability of national laboratories through training and capacity development, and also by organizing proficiency testing services;
  • share biological materials and associated information to improve the performance and harmonization of reference laboratory services;
  • technical expert services by personal visits to the countries and laboratories requested. 


in Berlin

in Germany

in Europe

  • Azerbaijan State Agricultural University (ASAU), Ganja
  • the Balkan countries: Kosovo, Croatia
  • The Baltic states:

Erasmus Intensive Programme  Project “Veterinary Public Health and Emerging Zoonotic Diseases (VPHealth)

Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Denmark (together with University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover & Justus Liebig University Giessen)

in Middle East

  • Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

in South-east Asia


  • International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) at Nairobi / Kenya