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May 8, 2013

Myanmar: nourishing schoolchildren

Supporting local dairy development and nourishing schoolchildren

The Myanmar School Milk Programme is part of a larger four-year project that combines the benefits of improved child nutrition and income generation for smallholder milk producers. Improving the production and marketing of quality dairy products covers a variety of activities along the value chain, from milk collection and processing to pricing and payment of farmers. The pilot School Milk Programmein Myanmar has been considered a great success by all involved [...]

From the field

Representatives Towards a strategy for the control of Peste des Petits Ruminants in the Arabian Peninsula [...]
FAO lidera capacitación binacional sobre educación sanitaria spanishAutoridades sanitarias y ganaderos de la frontera colombo - ecuatoriana unidos contra la aftosa FAO lidera capacitación binacional sobre educación sanitaria [...]
Updated Situation and Events of H7N9 Updated Situation and Events of H7N9 [...]
FAO gathers international experts for urgent risk assessment on H7N9FAO gathers international experts for urgent risk assessment on H7N9 [...]
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The progress made in the eradication of FMD in the Andean region contributes to the reduction of poverty and to food security [...]

Peru expects to receive international certification as a territory free of disease, which contributes to poverty reduction and food security [...]

Strong biosecurity and hygiene measures are essential to reducing the risk of A(H7N9) virus transmission. China's bird flu death toll rises to 16, government warns of spread [...]
FAO ECTAD encourages everyone to pay close attention to the events of H7N9 FAO ECTAD encourages everyone to pay close attention to the events of H7N9 [...]
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UPCOMING EVENTS
14-15 May > Bangkok, Thailand
Towards Standardization and Harmonization of Monitoring of Antimicrobial Use in Livestock and Antimicrobial Resistance in Livestock-associated Micro-organisms in the Asia-Pacific Region
30-31 May > Aarhus, Denmark
ICAR 2013 Health Data Conference
5-8 June > Berlin, Germany
XVI International Symposium of the World Association of Veterinary Laboratory
5-7 June > Trivero, Italy
17th meeting of the FAO-CIHEAM mountain pastures network, Pastoralism and ecosystem conservation

WHAT'S NEW
Focus on H7N9


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