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February 25, 2016

FAO Director-General with OIE Director-General, Monique Eloit.

Talks with new head of World Organisation for Animal Health

11 February 2016. FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva met the newly appointed World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Director-General, Monique Eloit, for talks that focused on ongoing joint initiatives to stem transboundary animal diseases and high impact ones that can affect human health directly [...]

FROM THE FIELD

chickenSurvey on two Codex documents on animal feed: Guidelines on the Application of Risk Assessment for Feed and Guidance for Governments on Prioritizing Hazards in Feed. Dedicate a little time to complete a survey on animal feed safety by 18 March 2016. [...]

laboratoryA Joint FAO-IAG Proficiency Test for Feed Analysis Laboratories in Developing Countries (February to July 2016). FAO invites feed analysis laboratories from both public and private institutions to participate in a Ring Test […]

Publications

cover Alternative fodder production for vulnerable herders in the West Bank

cover Guide de biosécurité pour les marchés de volailles vivantes

FOCUS ON

Breed Distribution Model: The potential impact of climate change on breed distribution.
If climatic conditions change, the adaptive link between a livestock population and its local production environment may be broken [...]

IN ACTION

photo15/02/16. Drones for Good 2016: FAO/IAEA’s ROMEO system for aerial release of sterile male mosquitoes finishes 4th place among over 1000 entries

photo9/02/16. Launch of the Emerging Pandemic Threats phase 2 (EPT-2) Programme in West and Central Africa

photo3/02/16. Nuclear Technique Can Help Control Disease-Transmitting Mosquitoes


multimedia

photoWebcast: “Facing the challenges of climate change: adaptation in the livestock and fishery sectors” from the International Symposium on Agricultural Biotechnologies

photoAudio: Genetic diversity of livestock can help feed a hotter, harsher world

photoVideo: Interview on the fight against animal diseases with human health implications

photoVideos: Management of livestock diversity

 

UPCOMING EVENTS
24-25 February > Hanoi, Vietnam
Stepwise Approach to Rabies Elimination (SARE) Workshop in Hanoi
25 February- 4 March > Nakuru, Kenya
Real time training course for Germany
7-9 March > Rabat, Morocco
Foot and Mouth Disease – early detection and freedom confidence
9-10 March > The Netherlands
91st EuFMD Executive Committee meeting

WHAT'S NEW
New employment opportunities!

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