Scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) yesterday (28 Oct 2014) presented some of their recent research findings from studies on animal health and food safety in East Africa at the 6th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture. The conference is being held from 27 to 30 October 2014 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.
Some 300 participants from all over Africa and beyond are attending the conference whose theme is Africa’s animal agriculture: Macro-trends and future opportunities. The five conference sub-themes are:
- Youth: The future hope?
- Which way for smallholder production systems?
- Pastoral systems: Options for tomorrow
- Market access: Opportunities for enhanced access to local, regional and global markets
- Africa’s human capacity challenge for animal agriculture: Which way now?
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