7th International Conference on Sustainable Animal Agriculture for Developing Countries (SAADC 2019)
Nov. 08-11, 2019, Pokhara, Nepal
Theme: “Eco-friendly Animal Production for Profitable Smallholder Farming”
Sustainable animal agriculture significantly contributes to local economy, livelihood, job opportunity, public health safety as well as food and nutritional security. Many forums across the world have emphasized the need of sustainable animal agriculture, especially in developing countries. One of such international forums is the Sustainable Animal Agriculture for the Developing Countries (SAADC). The first conference of SAADC was held in Kunming, China in 2007 followed by Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2009, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand in 2011, Lanzhou, China in 2013, Pattaya, Thailand in 2015 and Malang, Indonesia in 2017. To continue this effort, the 7th international conference has been scheduled for November 2019 in Nepal. Nepal Veterinary Association (NVA) in collaboration with other national (Department of Livestock Services, Nepal Agricultural Research Council, Nepal Veterinary Council, Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperative, Gandaki Province, Nepal Animal Science Association, Nepal Fisheries Society, Heifer International Nepal) and International (Michigan State University, University of Florida, Tuskegee University, International Livestock Research Institute, International Centre for Research on Agriculture and Forestry) and international agencies are going to organize the 7th SAADC (SAADC 2019) in Nov. 08-11, 2019, Pokhara, Nepal. For more details and updates, click to https://saadc2019.org/
FEED THE FUTURE INNOVATION LAB FOR LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS
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CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS
APRIL 25-26, 2019 | KATHMANDU, NEPAL
Extending Our Reach:
Improving human nutrition and incomes through effective livestock research and extension partnerships
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems at the University of Florida is hosting the Third Global Nutrition Symposium in Kathmandu, Nepal on April 25 and 26, 2019. This year’s theme is Extending Our Reach: Improving human nutrition and incomes through effective livestock research and extension partnerships. This Symposium will bring together ministers of agriculture and livestock production, livestock and nutrition researchers, top university administrators, extensionists, and policy-makers globally to discuss and develop actionable strategies to bridge the research and extension gap and to demonstrate how the production and consumption of nutritious animal-source foods (ASF) can result in improved nutrition, health, incomes, and livelihoods, especially for vulnerable women and children. The Symposium will highlight the pathways for connecting research to extension and other advisory services in different countries to foster greater research delivery and diffusion through extension services in developing countries.
For more details and updates, visit at http://livestocklab.ifas.ufl.edu/events/2019-global-nutrition-symposium/...
Ms. Arati Joshi is a final year student of faculty of agriculture, Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur. Chitwan. Ms. Joshi had recently won the Young Academics Program 2018, in a research poster competition. 'Young Academics Program Peru Edition', organized by GlobalG.A.P, is a renowned award. The presenters were judged on the basis of abstract in the first phase and research poster in the second phase. The competition was open for all the academic personalities across the globe. Ms. Joshi is the youngest winner of the competition till date. She had presented the research findings in the GlobalGAP Summit that was organized at Lima, Peru during 5-7 November, 2018.
The link to the website of the program is: https://www.summit2018.org/young-academics-program/
The link for youtube video is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AokN5RBWihA
The topic of the research article was "Gender Role in Rural Farming System: A Case from Kanchanpur District". Mr. Dharmendra Kalauni, final year student, faculty of agriculture, and Prof. Dr. Durga Devkota, Co-ordinator of Rural Sociology and Development Studies Program, AFU helped Ms. Joshi throughout the research work, and are the co-author of the research poster as well.
Ms Joshi can be reached to this e-mail ID: email@example.com
Directorate of Research and Extension, AFU
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