FAO ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND HEALTH
THE DYNAMICS OF SANITARY AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS ASSISTING THE POOR TO COPE
Rome, 22 – 24 June 2004
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Scope and definitions
Risk analysis, food chains and value chains
Who and what drives standards setting
Drivers of standards
Standards setting processes
Problems for developing countries and the poor
How do existing and anticipated standards affect the structure of the livestock food chain and vice versa?
Who is winning and who is losing from changes?
What can be done to help the losers? In particular, what can be done to assist the poor to cope?
Assistance in complying with standards
FAO mandate and activities
Challenges for the future
The standards setting process
The overall approach to food safety and veterinary public health
Advocacy on behalf of developing countries
Dissemination of information
Annexe 1. List of participants