Enhancing control of highly pathogenic avian influenza in developing countries through compensation

issues and good practice

CONTENTS: Introduction / Objectives of the Report and of Compensation / Background and Rationale for Assessing Good Practices / Context in Which Compensation Occurs / Approach to Ascertaining Good Practice / Deciding Who to Compensate: The Beneficiaries / Who Has Been Compensated in Control of Animal Diseases Other Than HPAI? / Who Is Involved in Poultry Production? / Ensuring That Eligible People Are Included / Establishing Losses / Direct, Consequential, and Indirect Losses / Types of Losses That Compensation Schemes Typically Take into Account / Losses Covered by Private Insurance or Public-Private Partnership in Developed Countries / Setting the Level and Timeliness of Compensation / Approaches for Setting Compensation Rates / Who Defines the “Market” Price? / Choice of Price Baseline to Establish Compensation Rates / Establishing the Compensation Rate / Timeliness of the Payment / Promoting Awareness, Communications, and Capacity Building / Experience to Date / Preparing the Communication Plan / Insights from Country Case Studies / Critical Success Factors / Who Pays? / Assessing Financial Needs / Payment Mechanisms and Timeliness / Certification / Use of Local Governments and Social Accountability / Core Components of Compensation / Good Practice Recommendations for Rapid Disbursements / Continuous Monitoring and Oversight / Where Are We and Where Do We Go from Here? / Compensation as an International Public Good / Characteristics of Good Practice in Compensation Schemes Designed to Help Control Disease Spread in an Emergency / Changes in the Structural Context under Which Compensation Is Occurring / The Future of Compensation in the Context of the Future of the Poultry Sector.

Author: 
Delgado, Christopher L.
Mckenzie, Patricia
de Haan, Cornelis
Mcleod, Anni
Rivieve-Cinnamond, Ana
Narrod, Clare
Published date: 
2006
Publisher: 
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations
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