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March 6, 2012

A Maasai tribesman in Tanzania prepares to vaccinate his cattle. Photo: ©FAO/Giuseppe Bizzarri

Alliance to combat black market in counterfeit veterinary drugs

Fake medicines undermine animal health, food security – new drug standards will help
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) are working to establish the first published pharmaceutical standards for medicines used in treating Animal African Trypanosomosis, commonly known as Nagana. [...]


xHow to make feed safer? Over 200 experts from 45 countries have addressed this issue from 20 to 24 February 2012 in Bern. The meeting of the Inter-governmental Codex Task Force on Animal Feeding has been a step forward in the efforts to protect better the human health worldwide and to ensure fairer practices in the international trade of animal feed. [...]

bookUse of lesser-known plants and plant parts as animal feed resources in tropical regions The film is the real re-enactment of real events that took place in the commune of Thoi Quang, Kien Giang province.
Farmers in Dialogue

Viet Nam’s farmers clubs bring poultry farmers together in a way that empowers and improves their livelihoods in an enduring way – even when the seed funding runs out.
bookAn Eco-system Health Approach to Address Emerging Infectious Diseases in China
12-14 March > Atlanta, USA
International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID 2012)
19-25 March > Chiapas, Mexico
Second World Conference on Organic Beekeeping
27-29 March > Istanbul, Turkey
Third FMD week

They refer to us
UN multimedia
La Jornada en línea



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