8 Golden rules for sustainable development of dairy
Eight short, simple, illustrated and easy to understand rules have been developed with the objective of improving the health, husbandry and feeding management of dairy cattle of dairy farmers in the tropics. These are designed mainly for farmers and extension workers and are used not only in Asia but also in other continents [read more]
A virtual course enhanced capacity of extension workers to manage feed efficiently
A total of 22 participants from several African countries participated in the e-course on “Feeding management of dairy cattle in tropical countries” organized by FAO [read more]
FAO and European Union working together
Two EU-funded initiatives focus on animal disease prevention and control: LinkTADs coordinates European and Chinese research on animal disease prevention and control (epidemiology and laboratory aspects); ASFORCE provides veterinarians, pig farmers, hunters and policy makers with practical answers and prevention tools against African swine fever.
FROM THE FIELD
- 28/09/2015. FAO convenes meeting on Anthrax in West Africa [...]