13 Accession States-Phare Multi-Country Veterinary Diagnosis & Control Programme (MCVP)
Country: 13 CEEC’s
Value €: 3.5m
Funding: EC PHARE
Timescale: Feb 1999 – Aug 2001
Activities: Provision of a full technical assistance to the Veterinary Services of the CEECs to up-grade their veterinary activities. The work included animal ID/IT systems, veterinary surveillance systems, veterinary laboratories training and equipment supply, Border Inspection Posts (from a veterinary stand point), contingency planning, training, instructions, study tours, vet services management, EU legislation, project management, procurement services and supplies, including operation of EU Phare Special Fund using DIS Procedures. The definitive animal identification system to be implemented in EU Accession countries was an output from this project. Countries were: Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Czech Rep, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, FYR Macedonia, Romania, Poland, Albania, Slovenia.