On 19 January from 2-4 pm CET, during the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 2018 in Berlin, the OIE will host a high-level panel on the future of animal health and welfare, cornerstones for the future of globally diversified livestock production.
Questions which will be used in direct during the high-level panel, can be sent via twitter to the panelists by sending a private message to @OIEAnimalHealth. Comments and highlights can be sent on Twitter using the combined hashtags #OIE #GFFA.
More information on the OIE website
More information about the GFFA 2018 here
The programme of the GFFA 2018 is available here
The ATF-EAAP annual meeting will take place on August 28th in Tallinn, Estonia, to discuss ‘Food integrity in the food chain: How can the animal production sector contribute?’. The programme is now available online.
It will gather animal science with practice of animal production and connect researchers, policy-makers, industry representatives and societal organisations.
The Animal Task Force (ATF) promotes a sustainable and competitive animal production in Europe. They are a private partnership of experts from knowledge institutes and industry representative organisations from across Europe. They work closely together with EAAP on setting the European agenda for research and innovation in the animal domain.
The European Federation for Animal Science or EAAP is an international non-governmental organization which aims to improve the knowledge and the dissemination of research results of domestic animals farming. Membership is open to scientists, animal breeders and administrators.
International animal welfare coalition between European, North and South American organisations, calls for an import ban on horsemeat into the EU and Switzerland from overseas.
Access to the article by Eurogroup is available here