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October 11, 2012

Photo: A farmer feeding sheep ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano

Ensuring sustainable animal feeding

FAO meets with representatives of the private sector to address sustainability in the feed production chain

FAO and the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) addressed together the challenge of ensuring sustainability in animal feeding. Last week at FAO Headquarter in Rome, 40 representatives of the feed production and marketing chain met with FAO officers to discuss over two days themes such as feed safety, environmental impact of feed production and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), sustainable animal diets, production and marketing trends. [...]

Practical Epidemiology
for Progressive Control
(PeP-C) Course

In response to the requests of countries in West Eurasia, the European Commission for the control of Foot-and-Mouth disease (EuFMD) is holding a four week practical epidemiology training course to help provide state veterinary services with the relevant skills needed to control Foot-and-Mouth disease (FMD) [...]
World Egg Day 2012
This year, World Egg Day is celebrated on 12 October. More eggs in the developing world could significantly improve food and nutrition security, especially for growing minds. FAO and the International Egg Commission are working in partnership to reach that common goal [...]

12 October
World Egg Day
15-16 October > Brussels, Belgium
AnimalChange Policy Committee meeting
22-23 October > FAO HQ, Rome
Global National Coordinator Workshop: “Improving documentation of national animal genetic resources”
24-26 October > FAO HQ, Rome
7th Session of the Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (2012)

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