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September 02, 2011
Livestock supports food security in Horn of Africa. ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano

Animal Agriculture in Africa: Opportunities for Growth

In view of Africa's vast growth potentials, a number of governments have adopted partnership strategies with the continent. These initiatives are intended to open 'new chapters' in cooperation with promising African countries. Rural agricultural development is one of the keys to poverty alleviation, food security, and national stability. This is why the development of rural areas and an increase in investment in sustainable animal agriculture are truly important goals for these new alliances or partnership. [...]

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NEW PROJECT

Rabies Control  in Angola
Health Professionals Working Together to Control Rabies in Angola

On World Rabies Day, to be celebrated on 28 September 2011, the Angolan Medical Association and the Veterinary Association will be hosting a joint seminar on the control of rabies in Angola. [...]

livestock sector
A Global Agenda of Action in support of Sustainable Livestock Sector Development
Resource-use efficiency to support livelihoods, long-term food security and economic growth while safeguarding other environmental and public health outcomes [...]

 
UPCOMING EVENTS
7-9 September > Seoul, Republic of Korea
Global Conference on Rabies Control
11-14 September > Malta
The 4th ESWI Influenza Conference
13-15 September > Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom
AHVLA International Conference 2011: Animal diseases and their consequences
15-16 September > Rome, Italy
"Towards A Safer World" Conference


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