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


RAP Publication 2002/24

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

24-26 August 2002
Subang Jaya, Malaysia



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For copy of the report and correspondence, please contact:

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

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The fifteen APHCA member countries

Minutes of the 61st executive committee meeting and the 26th Session of APHCA

Timetable and agenda (APHCA 02/1)

Records of the past APHCA session (APHCA 02/2)

Minutes of the 60th executive committee meeting and the 25th session of APHCA (Manila, Philippines, 24-26 September 2001) (APHCA 02/3)

Minutes of the interim executive committee meeting of APHCA (Bangkok, Thailand, 27-28 April 2002) (APHCA 02/3)

Financial statements (APHCA 02/4)

Works performed/achieved (APHCA 02/5)

Special presentation the on-going and future APCHA activities (APHCA 02/6)

Protecting the environment from the impact of the growing industrialization of livestock production in East Asia
Update on the first report on the state of the world's animal genetic resource
Village poultry development getting it right for the benefic of the poor (A component of HOPE-A)

Papers presented at the workshop on feed and food safety (APHCA 02/7)

Animal feed safety
FAO information resources - “feed and food safety”
BSE surveillance in Malaysia
The veterinary health mark scheme under the veterinary inspection and accreditation programme
MS ISO 9000 on livestock farms

Papers from poster presentation (APHCA 02/8)

Malaysian initiatives in the conservation and sustainable development of farm animal genetic resources
Guidelines for good animal husbandry practices for Malaysian pig farms
Utilization of palm kernel cake (PKC) as feed in Malaysia

Proposed agenda for the 62nd executive committee meeting and the 27th session of APHCA (APHCA 02/9)

List of participants (APHCA 02/10)

Welcoming and opening speech (APHCA 02/11)