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September 28, 2011

Degraded grasslands in Qinghai Province, China. Photo: ©FAO/P. Gerber

Opening the door to carbon crediting for restoring degraded grasslands

FAO helps herders earn money for the carbon they sequester when rehabilitating damaged ecosystems
The vast potential of grasslands to support sustainable livelihoods while trapping atmospheric carbon and helping slow down global warming is one step closer to being realized thanks to a new methodology developed by FAO in collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the World Agroforestry Centre. [...]

HIGHLIGHT: World Rabies Day

Rabies Control in Kisumu, Kenya. Peter Omemo and his team have launched a rabies prevention and control program with great success [...]

Related video: Why is dog population management important for public health?


Manual 10: Epidemiología participativa

Manual 11: Good emergency management practice: the essentials

Guidelines 6: Developing the institutional framework for the management of animal genetic resources

Guidelines 7: Surveying and monitoring of animal genetic resources

Guidelines 8: Guide to good dairy farming practices

The importance of recognizing Porcine Encephalomyelitis (Teschen Disease).

FAOcast: interviews with Hammond-Seaman and Thiermann on animal welfare issues.

26-30 September > FAO, Rome
Expert meeting on impact of animal nutrition on animal welfare
28 September
World Rabies Day

5-7 October > FAO HQ, Rome
FAO/IFIF Annual Meeting

10-14 October > Cape Town, South Africa
International Closing Ceremony of the World Veterinary Year

10-14 October > Cape Town, South Africa
The 30th World Veterinary Congress 2011: Caring for animals: healthy communities

15-19 October > Parma, Italy
World Dairy Summit

25-27 October > Hong Kong, S.A.R., China
International Conference on Global Health and Public Health Education


FAO/OIE Global Conference on Foot and Mouth Disease Control



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