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        Foot and Mouth

        The government of Botswana’s official motive for building a fence along its border with Zimbabwe was to halt the spread of foot and mouth disease among its cattle. Animals infected with the deadly disease drifted over the border into Botswana, nearly collapsing its cattle industry. In this video from Wide Angle, learn about the foot and mouth outbreak from Botswana’s Foreign Affairs Minister and meet a farmer whose livelihood was destroyed by the disease.

        Learn more about the Wide Angle film "Border Jumpers"

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