A4NH / Agri-Health / Animal Products / East Africa / Food Safety / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Tanzania / Uganda / zoonotic diseases

International conference in South Africa features work from Safe Food, Fair Food project

From 25 to 29 August 2013, the 14th International Conference of the Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine (AITVM) was held in Johannesburg, South Africa. Theme of this years’ conference was “The livestock-human-wildlife interface” – Challenges in Animal Health and Production in urban/ peri-urban and extensive farming conservation systems.

The GIZ-funded, ILRI-led Safe Food, Fair Food project participated with two presentations on on-going project work in smallholder livestock value chains in Tanzania (dairy) and Uganda (pigs):

See also this poster presented by Michel Dione, ILRI animal health post doc in the smallholder pig value chains development project in Uganda on ‘participatory assessment of animal health constraints and husbandry practices in the pig production system in three districts of Uganda

Women’s power! The five female presenters in the session on food safety (from left to right): Kristina Roesel, Fortunate Shija, Claire Geoghegan, Kim Rock, C. Tessier and session chair Professor Anita Michel (photo credit: Claire Geoghegan)

Women’s power! The five female presenters in the session on food safety (from left to right): Kristina Roesel, Fortunate Shija, C. Tessier, session chair Professor Anita Michel, Kim Rock and Claire Geoghegan (photo credit: Claire Geoghegan)

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