A group of animal resource experts, with interest in the socio-economic development of Africa is proud to announce the launch of the Forum for African Animal Resources (FAAR).

FAAR is a think tank established to facilitate progressive transformation of animal resources in Africa into a modern, productive and thriving sector. Achieving this goal will require extensive open dialogue and engagement with a diverse range of stakeholders, including the scientific community, policy makers, national governments and communities, regional and global institutions, private sector, and development partners. FAAR is committed to fostering collaboration and knowledge-sharing among these stakeholders, with the aim of transforming animal resources in Africa into a thriving and sustainable industry accelerating wealth creation, economic growth, enhancing nutrition, health and food security, while preserving the environment and genetic diversity.

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The First Annual VetEd Africa Conference on ‘Veterinary Clinical Skills Training and Assessment for OneHealth” – VetEd Africa 2022 – will be held on 1-3 November, 2022 in Pretoria, South Africa.

Academicians and researchers from veterinary establishments across Africa are invited to submit abstracts for peer review. There are speaker packages to defray some accommodation and travel expenses. Submit your abstract via by 1st September, 2022.

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Dans le cadre des initiatives visant à contribuer à la transformation des systèmes agro-alimentaires en Afrique centrale pour la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle des populations et la résilience de leurs moyens d’existence,Bureau Sous-régional de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) pour l’Afrique centrale, la Commission de la CEEAC, ont signé ce jour en présence du Directeur du Bureau Inter Africain des Ressources Animales de l’Union Africaine M. Nick Nwankpa, un projet de coopération technique portant sur «Appui à la CEEAC pour la reformulation de la Politique Agricole Commune (PAC) et le Programme Régional d’Investissement Agricole, de Sécurité Alimentaire et Nutritionnelle (PRIASAN) de 2nde génération ».

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Celebrated every May 17 each year, the National Donkey Day aims to recognize the contribution donkeys make, to the national and rural economy across Kenya. It brings together animal welfare organizations from all over the country who lobby for proper animal welfare as that is what defines an animal’s well-being. The theme of this year’s National Donkey Day was ‘Donkeys for Prosperity & resilience Amidst Adversity’. This was meant to show case the role that donkeys play in supporting livelihoods, despite facing a myriad of challenges.


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Above: AWARFA-N Ghana Chapter Launch (September 2020)

Since its establishment in 2018, the AWARFA-N has developed from the concept of a single continental network to maturing Regional and country networks. More recently one regional network (AWARFA East Africa) and Country networks are being established around the continent. A consequence of this development is a broader buy-in by stakeholders as well as increased responsibilities for the regional and country chapters to ensure proper operation of their networks.

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