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September 12, 2012

Phyoto:Smallholder livestock keepers need support to gain access to investment, technology and markets.Credit: © BRAC/Saiful Haque Omi

Livestock sector development and poverty reduction

FAO publication says targeted policies and capacity building crucial
A new FAO publication says carefully tailored policy and institutional changes can help to unlock the livestock sector's poverty reduction potential. Although an estimated 750 million poor have a major stake in the livestock sector, only a small minority of them have so far been able to take advantage of the opportunities provided by livestock sector growth. [read more...]

 

  PUBLICATIONS
From decentralized offices
cover Biofuel co-products as livestock feed - Opportunities and challenges
Regional Livestock Policy Forum
FAO Regional Initiative in support to vulnerable pastoralists and agro-pastoralists in the Horn of Africa
Policy Brief: “Informal Cross Border Livestock Trade in the Somali Region”
cover Livestock and landscape - Sustainability Pathways
coverFOCUS ON...
African Swine Fever (ASF) recent developments - timely updates

 
UPCOMING EVENTS
19-30 September > Manikganj, Bangladesh
Wildlife Investigation, Livestock and Public Health in Bangladesh
20-21 September
3rd Annual World Rabies Day Webinar
24-27 September > Canary Isles, Spain
11th International Conference on Goats
28 September
World Rabies Day
3 October > Brussels, Belgium
The Economics of Animal Health: A Price Worth Paying
4-5 October > Pirbright, UK
84 Executive Committee of the Eufmd

They refer to us...

LE MAGHREB - Le Quotidien de L'economie

The poultry site

Agra-net.com

Jerez

RALABSA Laboratories


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Bali: Turning the tide on rabies

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