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September 20, 2012

Phyoto:Veterinary officer taking a blood sample. Credit: © FAO

FMD diagnostics key first step in disease control

FAO publication says targeted policies and capacity building crucial
A training on the laboratory diagnosis of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) was held in Accra from 17-21 September, attended by trainees from the veterinary services of Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal and the host country Ghana. [read more...]

IN ACTION
India - A woman milking a water buffalo - ©FAO/Noah Seelam
Wildlife Investigation, Livestock and Public Health in Bangladesh
FAO is delivering a One Health training in Bangladesh. This training will build professional capacity related to issues at the human-livestock-wildlife-environment interface. [...]
Rome FAO HQ - General views of the Atrium during the International Rabies Day. ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano
Rabies Webinar
For two days, 20-21 September, FAO is participating in Webinar discussions hosted by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control as World Rabies Day, on 28 September, draws near [...]
  PUBLICATIONS
cover Livestock and livelihoods in rural Tanzania - A descriptive analysis of the 2009 National Panel Survey
cover Cryoconservation of animal genetic resources
 
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

WHAT'S NEW
7th Session of the Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: documents

From decentralized offices
Countries will discuss how to secure their borders from classical swine fever [more in Spanish]

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