15th Congress of the Federation of Asian Veterinary Associations
Can the global economy tolerate higher food and oil
prices? This is the question that will be at the forefront of the 15th Congress
of the Federation of Asian Veterinary Association, â€œFood Safety: Veterinary
Roles for the World Kitchenâ€, held 27-30 October in Bangkok, Thailand.
is aimed at promoting the co-operation of
the regional and global agro veterinary industry sectors; providing an academic
exchange among the researches; and building linkages between veterinarians for
monitoring zoonosis and other emerging diseases in the Asian region.
These topics will be the focus for the approx. 1,200 local, regional and
global livestock development experts, veterinary officers from government and
private sectors, academic researchers, veterinary practitioners and students,
who will be in attendance at this the congress. The congress as also,
additionally, celebrating its 60 years of â€œsolidarity of ethics, professional
science education, research and national developmentâ€.
Among invited speakers will be authorities on food safety, who will discuss
the impact of emerging diseases and their cross-border spread, providing a safe
food supply in an environment of responsible animal care and welfare, and the
importance of regional cooperation in the good governance and strengthening of
Many subjects will also be dealt with under the heading â€œProviding a Safe
Food Supply in an Environment of Responsible Animal Care and Welfareâ€, which
will be FAVA's major focus, along with how governments and various sectors of
the agro industry can and are dealing or proposing to deal with the current food
crisis that has witnessed not only rising prices for farmers, food producers,
also hypermarkets, one-shop owners and most of all the public.
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