Livestock are coming to the fore of sustainable development to-do lists

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Jean Dubuffet, Vache aux deux arbres (Cow with two trees), 1943, Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art.

This week, Shirley Tarawali, assistant director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), will participate in a panel discussion and launch organized by the Livestock Global Alliance, of which ILRI is one of five members. The other four members are other public institutions with a focus on livestock: the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Bank.

The Livestock Global Alliance event will take place on Thu, 26 May 2016, during the 84th General Session of the World Assembly of OIE Delegates, being held this week (22–27 May 2016) in Paris.

What will be raised at the Livestock Global Alliance event? Well, some good (if counterintuitive)…

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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