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November 22, 2011

© Lenny Hogerwerf

FAO, OIE and WHO Recommit to Defend against Diseases at the Animal-Human-Ecosystems Interfaces

Technical meeting focused on animal influenzas, antimicrobial resistance and rabies
17 November 2011 – The FAO, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Health Organization have reaffirmed their commitment to continue honing their coordination mechanisms at all levels to defend against emerging diseases that threaten animal health, human health, and global economic and food security during a three-day High Level Technical Meeting hosted by the Mexican government. [...]

AGA IN ACTION

Grazing sheep. © DAD-is
Regional training workshop on characterization and adding value to local animal breeds and their products
Many local breeds of livestock are at risk of extinction, but adding value to their products and services can improve their competitiveness and their chances of survival. FAO recently organized a training workshop that explored opportunities to apply this approach in North Africa [...]

Farmer weighing feed. © NDDB/M.R. Garg
Going to the basics: ration balancing to enhance animal productivity. An International Workshop was held to promote ration balancing at farmers' doors. It was decided to: a) set up a Ration Balancing Program for both small and large scale farmers; b) initiate a Latin American Animal Nutrition Network, and c) set up a task force for developing a template for collation of country-wise data on feed resources. [...]

PUBLICATIONS
cover Rearing young ruminants on milk replacers and starter feeds
cover Quality assurance for animal feed analysis laboratories
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
21-25 November > Tehran, Iran
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Regional Commission meeting
23-25 November > Panama City, Panama
XI Reunión de la CODEGALAC México, Centroamérica, Cuba y República Dominicana
28-30 November > Bangkok, Thailand
Animal ID and Traceability Workshop
28-30 November > Colombo, Sri Lanka
3rd Rabies Asia Conference
1-4 December > Phuket, Thailand
Global Agenda of Action in Support of Sustainable Livestock Sector development
5-7 December > Santiago, Chile
Joint FAO-ICAR-FEPALE Workshop on animal identification and recording systems for traceability and livestock development in countries of Latin America and the Caribbean

WHAT'S NEW
Non-UN secondments to FAO

They refer to us...
New Agriculturist
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