Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU)
 

Best practices in cattle, sheep and goat production ensuring market access for small scale farmers for Central and Eastern European Countries

25-28 October, Budapest, Hungary

Meeting documents

Agenda

Report

Country presentations

Albania

Armenia I (Russian)

Armenia II (Russian)

Belarus

Bosnia and Herzegovina I

Bosnia and Herzegovina II

Croatia

Georgia

Macedonia, FYR

Moldova

Montenegro

Serbia

Ukraine

Technical presentations

Improvement of feeding practises: options for small-scale farmers. Pasture management - Grass-based approach for health and sustainability, the consequences of overgrazing
Mr Alan Hopkins, Sustainable pasture Management Expert

Animal identification and recording: a multipurpose tool for livestock development in the light of market access
Mr Andriy Rozstalnyy, FAO SEU

Overview of the current EU food safety regulations and food quality standards - adoption of SPS and EU Food Safety Regulations in the national legislation systems (lessons learned from NMS)
Ms Neliya Mikushinska, Food Safety Expert

EU legislation and practices for primary food products of animal origin processing and marketing directly to consumers: options for small scale farmers
Ms Neliya Mikushinska, Food Safety Expert

Legislative environment and policies to promote the small-scale producers
Mr Szabolcs Pásztor, Ministry of Rural Development of Hungary

Small-scale livestock processing - Food Safety along the Food Chain
Ms Marianna Dömölki, Ministry of Rural Development of Hungary

FAO experiences in assisting small-scale livestock farmers and processors in market access
Mr James Airey, GCP/RER/019/LUX Project Team Leader

Opportunities of niche markets, high value products (Mangalica production in Hungary)
Gábor Szentpáli, FAO Agribusiness and Enterprise Development JTO, FAO REU

Barriers to improvement of competiveness and possible means of improvement

Going to Market Without a Deal of Trouble

THE STATE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE 2009 - Livestock in the balance
Simon Mack, FAO

Field visit photos

  • Best practices in cattle, sheep and goat production, CEE - field visit
  • Best practices in cattle, sheep and goat production, CEE - field visit
  • Best practices in cattle, sheep and goat production, CEE - field visit
  • Best practices in cattle, sheep and goat production, CEE - field visit