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April 19, 2013

A farmer feeding a turkeys. ©FAO/Ami Vitale

Working together to ensure feed and food safety

Last week in South Africa, at the IV Global Feed and Food Congress, FAO called for a responsible response to the manifold challenges of the sector. [...]

Strong biosecurity and hygiene measures are essential to reducing the risk of A(H7N9) virus transmission. World’s gene pool crucial for survival
On 30th anniversary of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, FAO underlines the urgency of safeguarding key genes that will help weather the shocks of climate change [...]

Strong biosecurity and hygiene measures are essential to reducing the risk of A(H7N9) virus transmission. Strong biosecurity measures required in response to influenza A(H7N9) virus
Responding to the occurrence of the A(H7N9) influenza virus in China requires strong biosecurity measures. This new virus is hard to detect in poultry because the novel virus causes little to no signs of disease in animals. [...]

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Video Animal Health and Production - Zimbabwe from the field Improving Animal Health Planning to Control Avian Influenza in Egypt. FAO Emergency Center for Transboundary Animal Diseases trains national officers in applied statistics [...]
videoThe simple mosquito net - when used for livestock
  WHAT'S NEW
FAO expert teams analysing avian influenza A(H7N9) virus for enhanced detection and management Ethiopia hosts workshop on the control of Trans-boundary Animal Diseases between Sudan and South Sudan

 

 
UPCOMING EVENTS
15-19 April > FAO HQ, Rome
Fourteenth Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
17-22 April > Moscow, Russia
International Veterinary Congress
22-24 April >Rome, Italy
40th General Session of the European Commission for the control of Foot-and-Mouth disease (EuFMD)

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