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November 24, 2010

More countries taking action to safeguard animal genetic diversity

But efforts to better manage animal genetic resources still have a long way to go
A growing number of countries are taking steps to catalogue, conserve and better manage the genetic diversity of livestock in order to help safeguard the resilience of the world's food production systems, says an informal FAO survey released today. FAO cautioned, however, that much more needs to be done to better manage animal genetic resources [...]


Expert Meeting on Dog Population Management FAO, IZSAM and WSPA are calling on experts to participate in the forthcoming meeting to be held in Banna (Italy) from 15 to 19 March 2011 [download the Call]

Thoughts of FAO on
‘One Health’

The ‘One Health’ approach aims to restore social and ecological resilience in global health security. It is well known that prevention is better than cure, both in the fight against existing and new emerging diseases






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