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May 22, 2013

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Empower women livestock keepers key to food security

Rural women play a major role in livestock farming. In order to facilitate gender analysis in livestock projects/programmes, improving overall outcomes and effectiveness, FAO has developed a booklet that guides livestock experts in designing, implementing and monitoring livestock project and programmes in a gender sensitive way, taking into consideration the challenges faced by both women and men in livestock farming [...]

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coverEMPRES watch: African swine fever in the Russian Federation - Risk factors for Europe new pastoralist boy Uganda and Kenya agree on animal health coordination in border areas
coverInvesting in African Livestock: business opportunities in 2030-2050 south-sudanFAO assists in first steps towards controlling trans-boundary animal diseases
cover Estimating the costs of tsetse control options: An example for Uganda Sudan story - solar panelLivestock
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coverRelease-recapture studies confirm dispersal of glossina palpalis gambiensis between River Basins in Mali fotoCross-border animal health coordination agreement between Kenya and Uganda
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
22-24 May > Berlin, Germany
Inter-Agency Donor Group (IADG) on pro-poor livestock research and development
30-31 May > Aarhus, Denmark
ICAR 2013 Health Data Conference
5-8 June > Berlin, Germany
XVI International Symposium of the World Association of Veterinary Laboratory
5-7 June > Trivero, Italy
17th meeting of the FAO-CIHEAM mountain pastures network, Pastoralism and ecosystem conservation

WHAT'S NEW
Pakistan to develop the first national Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) control strategy
FAO and partners share key information and next steps at USAID emergency meeting on H7N9

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FAO-TAMU On-line Course on Quality Control Systems for Feed Analysis Laboratories

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