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Animal Production and Health Division e-newsletter 106

Contents: 1) Launch of the Patent Landscape Report on Animal Genetic Resources. 2) Closing the livestock gender gap in Southern Africa. 3) Working Paper: Impact of mastitis in small scale... [read more]
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)


Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meeting On Hazards Associated with Animal Feed: Call for Experts and Data

Animal feed safety impacts on animal health, welfare and productivity, the health of feed producers, handlers and users, as well as the safety of the human food supply and the... [read more]
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) - World Health Organization (WHO)


Death and the goddess: The world's biggest ritual slaughter

Motilal Kushwaha had promised the Hindu goddess Gadhimai that he would offer her a male goat if one of his children found a job. [read more]

Tracy Helman: Effective communication among all parties is crucial for success from FAOcast on Vimeo.

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22 dic 2014 > Member States sign Joint Declaration and commit to work to actively improve animal welfare
22 dic 2014 > A farm-built code for animal care
22 dic 2014 > Animal welfare could be improved by new understanding of their emotions


03 mar05 mar 2015
2nd International Conference on Dog Population Management 2015
26 mar27 mar 2015
International conference on pig welfare: “Improving pig welfare – what are the ways forward?
16 jul17 jul 2015
HSA International Symposium 2015: Recent Advances II


In countries with high proportion of the population engaged in livestock handling, children's education is crucial to enhance animal welfare