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June 17, 2013

Large support for Sustainable Livestock

Large support for Sustainable Livestock

Neil Fraser appointed as Agenda Chair
More than 30 stakeholder organizations, including FAO, have signed the Global Agenda of Action Consensus agreeing to work together to ensure the sustainability of the sector’s growth. This broad agreement has paved the way for the constitution of the Agenda Guiding Group. Guiding Group Members have appointed Neil Fraser from the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries as their Chair. The Agenda brings together representatives from governments, the private sector, producers, civil society, academia, and inter-governmental organizations. [...]

IN ACTION

Photo. Credit: FAO RNEFAO calls for immediate support to farmers affected by Syrian crisis. FAO livestock expert, Dr Chedly Kayouli, warns that without further support from the international community farmers will ultimately have to abandon their land and sell their livestock. [...]
foto Reducing foot-and-mouth disease in Eurasia. Known as the Progressive Control Pathway for Foot-and-Mouth Disease (PCPFMD), the tool enables FAO to help countries to set objectives and to determine actions needed for meeting those objectives and for improving regional communication and confidence. [...]
  Publications
  FOCUS ON...
coverMitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in livestock production – A review of technical options for non-CO2 emissions Addressing the avian influenza A(H7N9) emergency. FAO has developed three guiding documents to meet the challenge triggered by the H7N9 events:
coverQuality assurance for microbiology in feed analysis laboratories
coverOptimization of feed use efficiency in ruminant production systems
  PHOTOGALLERY
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Livestock in West Bank
coverRevues nationales de l'élevage: secteur avicole, Mali
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
17 June > FAO HQ, Rome
FAO Conference side-event on Multi-Stakeholder Action for Sustainable Livestock [Programme]
[Watch the webcast]
23-26 June > Dublin, Ireland
Greenhouse gases and animal agriculture
26-28 June > Nairobi, Kenya
Africa Livestock Conference and Exhibition (ALiCE 2013)
1-5 July > FAO HQ, Rome
Codex Alimentarius Commission
9-11 July > Kilkenny Ireland
IMS Economics Workshop

WHAT'S NEW
FAO calls for continued vigilance in face of H7N9 avian influenza - Asia needs to strengthen biosecurity measures and surveillance

From decentralized offices
Sudan: Thirteen Million Cattle and Eight Million Feddans Improve Economy in Nyala!


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