Report of the Twenty-Fifth Session of the Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific (APHCA)













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Manila, Philippines, 24-26 September 2001


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific


THE FIFTEEN APHCA MEMBER COUNTRIES

Australia

Myanmar

Bangladesh

Nepal

Bhutan

Pakistan

India

Papua New Guinea

Indonesia

Philippines

Iran

Sri Lanka

Laos

Thailand

Malaysia



The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) nor the Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific (APHCA) concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.


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© FAO 2001


For copy of the report and correspondence should be addressed to:

Senior Animal Production and Health Officer, and Secretary of APHCA
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP)
39 Maliwan Mansion, Phra-Atit Road
Bangkok 10200, THAILAND

E-mail: aphca@fao.org
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APHCA Homepage: http://www.aphca.org


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Minutes of the 60th Executive Committee Meeting and the 25th Session of APHCA

Timetable - The 60th Executive Committee Meeting and the 25th Session of APHCA (APHCA: 01/1)

Record of Past APHCA Sessions (APHCA: 01/2)

Minutes of the 59th Executive Committee Meeting and the 24th Session of APHCA (Dhaka, Bangladesh, 6-9 November 2000) (APHCA: 01/3)

Summary Statement of APHCA Account (APHCA: 01/4)

Secretary’s Report

Works Performed/Achieved During November 2000 - September 2001 and Works to Be Continued and Planned for Year 2002, Including Workshop Recommendation (APHCA: 01/5)

Proposal Long-Term Activities (APHCA: 01/6)

A) Householder Poultry Enterprise in Asia (HOPE-A) - Bhutan
B) Householder Poultry Enterprise in Asia (HOPE-A)
C) South Asia FMD Control Unit - Possible Mandate of the South Asia FMD Control Unit (SA-FMD-CU)
D) Animal Genetic Resource Management for Asia (Angrasia)
E) The First Report on the State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources

Miscellaneous Papers (APHCA: 01/7)

A) Area-Wide Integration (AWI) of Crop-Livestock Activities
B) Information Communication Technology (APHCA Homepage)
C) Small-Scale Meat Processing House Model (Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand)

Proposed Provisional Agenda - The 61st Executive Committee Meeting and the 26th Session of APHCA (APHCA: 01/8)

Proposes of the Associated Workshops

A) Dealing with Livestock Disease Emergencies
B) Disaster Risk Management Strategies for Animal Health
C) Dealing with Foot and Mouth Disease in the Philippines
D) The Zoonotic Paramyxoviruses
E) Overview of NIPAH Virus Infection in Peninsular Malaysia
F) Buffalo Development in Asia
G) Buffalo Recording and the Possible Role of APHCA

List of Participants