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TAFS forum joins Global Agenda of Action in Support of Sustainable Livestock Sector Development

14 March 2013
News on TAFS
Tags: TAFS, livestock

The TAFS forum has joined the Global Agenda of Action in Support of Sustainable Livestock Sector Development.

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Livestock falling ill in fracking regions

06 December 2012
Technical news (uncommented clippings)
Tags: livestock, USA, food safety

A news article published by NBC News reports on suspected toxicological effects of chemicals used by the petrol industry for 'fracking'. Available data are insufficient for proper risk assessment. The issue involves livestock, humans, and the environment and hence calls for a 'One Health' approach.

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World Bank and TAFS forum co-publish "World Livestock Disease Atlas"

03 November 2011
Official publications
Tags: TAFS, OIE, FAO, livestock

The World Bank and the TAFS forum have joined forces and co-published a "World Livestock Disease Atlas". It contains a comprehensive, quantitative analysis of OIE and FAO data on global livestock populations and their losses due to reportable diseases. The atlas is available in hardcopy as well as downloadable from the TAFS forum website.

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