RAP publication 2004/18

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

25-29 August 2003
Lahore, Pakistan


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Bangkok, 2004
 
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THE FIFTEEN APHCA MEMBER COUNTRIES

Australia

Myanmar

Bangladesh

Nepal

Bhutan

Pakistan

India

Papua New Guinea

Indonesia

Philippines

Iran

Sri Lanka

Lao PDR

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 2004

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Senior Animal Production and Health Officer and Secretary of APHCA
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Table of contents

Minutes of the 62nd and the 63rd Executive Committee Meetings and the 27th Session of APHCA

Timetable and agenda

Dates and venues (Host Countries) of APHCA Sessions

Minutes of the 61st Executive Committee Meeting and the 26th Session of APHCA (Subang Jaya, Malaysia, 24-26 August 2002)

Summary statement of APHCA account

Activities performed between September 2002 and July 2003

Presentations

Development of an animal identification and movement control (traceability) system for the APHCA countries
Pro-poor livestock policy facility (PPLPF)
Livestock waste management in East Asia GEF-PDF-B Concept for pipeline entry (China - Thailand - Viet Nam)
First Report on the State of the World’s Farm Animal Genetic Resources update August 2003
Regional approaches to livestock disease control in the Greater Mekong Subregion ADB concept note
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and FAO’s involvement
APHCA activities in areas of WTO’s Sanitary Phyto-Sanitary (SPS) Agreement, Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety*
Food and Feed Safety Note

APHCA Review Report/Executive Summary

Minutes of GF-TADs Summary of the presentations, recommendations and group discussions

Global framework for the progressive control of FMD and other TADs
GREP - Pakistan, a success story
EMPRES and the Global Framework for the Progressive Control of FMD and other Transboundary Diseases
Status of Rinderpest in Asia
Suggestions to the regional framework for progressive control of FMD and other TADs in Asia and the Pacific
Consultation for Asia on the OIE/FAO Global Framework for Transboundary Diseases - Resource presentation on foot-and-mouth disease
Approaches for improved diagnosis and the development of vaccines to combat infectious diseases in animals (Food for thought and thinking for food)
South Asia - Priority Diseases
Summary recommendation of the Southeast Asia consultation on transboundary diseases

Provisional Agenda for the 64th Executive Committee Meeting and the 28th Session of APHCA

List of participants (APHCA 2003/10)

Opening speeches (APHCA 2003/11)

Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, Minister of State for Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Pakistan
J.Q. Molina, Director, Bureau of Animal Industry, Philippines
Rafaqat Hussain Raja, Animal Husbandry Commissioner, Pakistan
J. Lubroth, FAO/EMPRES, Rome, Italy