Provisional agenda for workshop on enhancing safe inter-regional livestock trade now available

We are pleased to present the provisional agenda for the workshop, Enhancing safe inter-regional livestock trade: Risk-based approaches to livestock certification and harmonized control of trade-related transboundary animal diseases.

Scheduled for 13-16 June 2011 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the workshop will bring together chief veterinary officers from livestock exporting countries in the Greater Horn of Africa and importing countries in the Middle East; veterinary quarantine operators; livestock traders; representatives from chambers of commerce; and business and investment council members, among other key sector stakeholders.

The workshop is convened by the African Union – Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) which is the lead implementing agency, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Download the provisional agenda here.

[Edit update 10 June 2011: Please visit the agenda page to download the most recent version of the workshop agenda in English and Arabic]

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