Collecting data on wild boar abundance across Europe

Release of a model to collect data on wild boar distribution and abundance across Europe: the need for data standards The Consortium ENETWILD (established through a framework contract funded by EFSA) is focusing on the collection of wild boar abundance and occurrence data for the analysis of the risk factors of African Swine Fever (ASF) … Read moreCollecting data on wild boar abundance across Europe

Wild Boar Congress new opportunities to share experiences

During the next few weeks there will be some meetings where wildlife, but especially wild boar, will play an important role in these congresses. In September, European Wildlife Disease Association organizes the 13th EWDA Conference 27 – 31 August 2018 Larissa, Thessaly, Greece The European Wildlife Disease Association (EWDA) seeks to provide a forum for the … Read moreWild Boar Congress new opportunities to share experiences

A questionnaire about how wild boar hunting statistics are recorded

Descargar Cuestionario Questionnaire Download A questionnaire to collect and sharing data about how wild boar distribution and abundance in Europe is recorded The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) aims at using wildlife abundance data obtained from the European continent for the analysis of the risk factors related to pathogens transmissible to humans and livestock. Currently, … Read moreA questionnaire about how wild boar hunting statistics are recorded

Workshops Conclusions & Final remarks of the AGM 2018

Risk assessment, risk analysis and risk management require reliable (high quality) wild population data, which are not available so far. This project, funded by EFSA, is aimed at mapping wildlife species in Europe that are relevant for pathogens transmitted to animals and humans. The objectives that ENETWILD will develop during next years are focused on … Read moreWorkshops Conclusions & Final remarks of the AGM 2018

Workshop 2: Practical methods to estimate wild boar abundance

1. How harmonizing practical abundance estimation methods 2. What kind of data can be converted to develop wild boar abundance estimates 1. How harmonizing practical abundance estimation methods Harmonization aims at improving comparability among data collected. To identify which methods are used and rank them in order of how reliable they are. Identify which the … Read moreWorkshop 2: Practical methods to estimate wild boar abundance

Workshop 1: Wild boar abundance and distribution data

1.- What kinds of data are usable for abundance maps (models)? 2.- Where are data? (especially grey/unpublished data) 3.- To review networks/stakeholders with potential to contribute 4.- How approaching data providers 5.- Inputs for the “hunting statistics collection frameworks” 6.- Practical criteria for validation and quality assessment of wild boar presence data 1.- What kind … Read moreWorkshop 1: Wild boar abundance and distribution data

Workshop 3: The model for wild boar data collection

How to improve the Data Model? People and organisation are the same compared to the first section. Instead, the data model will have multiple contact names and emails The geographical Coverage should include a country dropdown choice (incl. Europe-wide) Is there a shape-file describing boundary? And where is it? Methods: use a dropdown choice (e.g. … Read moreWorkshop 3: The model for wild boar data collection

Annual General meeting 2018

To encourage data sharing, a network will be established with the key stakeholders, those invited as participants, and their respective networks. This common network of wild boar population and health professionals will improve communication and collaboration between experts and organizations, and will contribute to improve preparedness and responsiveness for wildlife diseases disseminated by this species … Read moreAnnual General meeting 2018

Training on ASFV passive surveillance in wild boar

PHOTO CREDITS: Dr. Tomasz Podgorski A 4-day intensive workshop has been organised in the framework of ASF-STOP COST Action CA15116 ‘Understanding and Combating African Swine Fever in Europe’. The workshop is aimed at specialists responsible for planning and conducting passive surveillance of ASF in wild boar populations. 1. Country reports from participants – what is … Read moreTraining on ASFV passive surveillance in wild boar