The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) leads the global response to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the food and agriculture sectors. Its work in response to the many challenges of AMR is currently guided by the FAO Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 2021–2025. This first report on FAO’s contribution to the global response to AMR outlines a wide range of activities undertaken by FAO at global, regional and country level. Read more

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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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