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December 20, 2012

Cows eating from a trough on the outskirts of town. © FAO/Ami Vitale

Promoting animal welfare through proper animal nutrition

Animal welfare includes the combination of both physical and mental well-being. A properly balanced diet and water supplied in adequate amounts avoid physical and psychological suffering from hunger and thirst; furthermore correct nutrition is crucial for optimal performance and to sustain optimal fitness [read more...]

Implementation of the Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources: thirteen projects selected for funding

Logo of Animal Genetic ResourcesThe world’s animal genetic resources are critical to food security and sustainable livelihoods, but many face the threat of extinction. The Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources, adopted in 2007, aims to protect the wealth and diversity of these resources and to promote their sustainable use and development. [read more...]

CARDAs training in River Nile state. ©FAO/Sudan
Linking Community Animal Health Workers

FAO’s Emergency and Rehabilitation Coordination Unit has started to establish a network of Community Animal Health Workers (CAHWs - pronounced ‘cows’) across Sudan. [...]
Thailand: workers milking cows. ©FAO/Vinod Ahuja
Asia Dairy Network - Asian Milk for Health and Prosperity
“Asia Dairy Network is an idea whose time has come” was the sentiment echoed by the participant of a dairy workshop held in Chiang Mai, Thailand in 2010.[...]
coverEMPRES WATCH Valley Fever: vigilance needed in the coming months video screenshot
Prevention saves lives, saves livelihoods, saves money
The importance of prevention cannot be overestimated [...]
coverTsetse and Trypanosomosis Information Bulletin
Volume 35, part 1
22-24 January > Nairobi, Kenya
Global Agenda of Action: Third Multi-stakeholder platform meeting

AnimalChange project
Enhancing coordination on laboratory activities in West and Central Africa

From decentralized offices
HPAI China Highlights bulletin n. 46
Threat of African Swine Fever spread in Eastern Europe: urgent need for international collaboration

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