FAO addressing animal welfare implications

11/02/2009FAO recognises the importance of animal welfare practices that lead to benefits for both people and their animals and supports their implementation. But, how can FAO contribute to inform and support producers in developing countries to access the benefits of good animal welfare practices? FAO has decided to give more explicit and strategic attention to animal welfare in its capacity-building activities in countries with developing economies. To guide its activities, the FAO convened an Expert Meeting from 29 September to 3 October 2008. The Executive summary of the meeting report with the experts recommendations is now available...

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