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  • 19-21 October > Bangkok, Thailand
    Regional Communication Planning Workshop on Antimicrobial Resistance/Use
  • 24-25 October > Grand-Bassam, Cote d’Ivoire
    Lutte contre la grippe aviaire: Concertation nationale sur le contrôle de l'Influenza aviaire Hautement pathogène (IAHP)
  • 26-28 October > Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
    Atelier régional chaines de valeurs et analyse des comportements associés aux maladies émergentes à l’interface homme – animal en Afrique de l’Ouest et central
  • 26-28 October > Cascais, Portugal
    Open Session of the EuFMD

A woman farmer and recipient of FAO seed and fertilizer, feeding chickens ©FAO/Desmond Kwande

FAO and IFIF - a thriving collaboration to ensure safe, nutritious and sustainable feed and food

Collaboration between the public and the private sector can successfully address critical issues of the feed and food chain

19 october 2016. During the 15th FAO-IFIF Annual Meeting on the 6th and 7th of October in Rome, representatives of the feed industry have addressed, together with FAO Officers, several issues of importance and identified new areas of collaboration. The topics of this year agenda were: antimicrobial resistance (AMR), regulatory international standards, sustainability and capacity development for feed safety [...]


Credits: © FAOLivestock diversity helps cope with climate change. Livestock diversity or animal genetic resources are terms used to describe the pool of 38 species of domesticated birds and mammals with more than 8 800 breeds currently used for food and agriculture.