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October 25, 2011

Healthy cattle drinking water in Africa. FAO/Ado Youssouf

Livestock in Food Security is now available

Food security is one of the most pressing problems of the present day - ensuring that sufficient, safe food is produced in a sustainable way and that all who need food can have access to it, even when volatile economies and natural disasters make already uncertain livelihoods even more unstable. [...]

cover Global livestock production system
cover Mapping supply and demand for animal-source foods to 2030
cover Notes on Livestock, Food Security and Gender Equity
cover Influenza and other emerging zoonotic diseases at the human-animal interface

Crisis Management Centre – Animal Health (CMC-AH): Rapid response, today and tomorrow [watch the video]

The end of the line for cattle plague. On October 18th, the FAO and the Italian Ministry of Health celebrated the eradication of rinderpest, a lethal animal disease that for centuries wiped out herds of cattle, buffalo and related species of livestock as well as their wild relatives. [...]

25-27 October > Hong Kong, S.A.R., China
International Conference on Global Health and Public Health Education
15-17 November > Mexico City, Mexico
High Level Technical Meeting on Health Risks at the Human-Animal-Ecosystems Interfaces
1-4 December > Phuket, Thailand
Global Agenda of Action in Support of Sustainable Livestock Sector development
5-7 December > Santiago, Chile
Joint FAO-ICAR-FEPALE Workshop on animal identification and recording systems for traceability and livestock development in countries of Latin America and the Caribbean


FAO/OIE Global Conference on Foot and Mouth Disease Control



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