Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific (APHCA)

Commission de la production et de la santé animales pour l'Asie, l'Extrême-Orient et le Pacifique Sud-Ouest
Comisión de Producción y Sanidad Pecuarias para Asia, el Lejano Oriente y el Sudoeste del Pacifico

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URL: http://www.aphca.org/

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Founded

1975-12-29 Bangkok Thailand

History

29 Dec 1975, Bangkok (Thailand), within the framework of B-XB0971 - FAO, as Regional Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia, the Far East and the South-West Pacific, by Article XIV of FAO Constitution, following approval of 60th session of FAO Council, 1973, Rome (Italy), (Resolution 1/60). First session Jun 1976. Agreement amended: 1978 and 1979, at 76th session of FAO Council, Resolution 1/76. Statutes registered in 'UNTS 1/14604'. Current title adopted 1986. Also referred to as FAO Regional Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific (APHCA) -- Commission régionale FAO de la production et de la santé animales pour l'Asie, l'Extrême-Orient et le Pacifique Sud-Ouest -- Comisión Regional de la FAO de Producción y Sanidad Pecuarias para Asia, el Lejano Oriente y el Sudoeste del Pacifico.

Aims

Promote general development and national and international action and technical capacity building in animal husbandry and health problems; build up regional and national livestock programmes based on collective self-reliance and mutual assistance within the region; promote livestock production as an industry and as part of the farming system on the basis of self-reliance at the farm level; improve rural livestock agriculture and resource development through disease eradication, enhanced services and inputs, organizational efficiency, diversification of farm production and rural cooperation; raise nutrition levels and living standards of small farmers and rural communities through the optimal exploitation of potential resources for livestock development; develop livestock as an integral part of agriculture through programmes relevant to Asia's farming systems; in this regard, focus on small farmers and the harmonious integration of crop, livestock, poultry and fish production so as to maximize agricultural production in smallholdings; in general enhance livestock industry and trade so as to bring direct benefit to rural communities and improve their quality of life.

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Structure

Commission Sessions (annual). Executive Committee, consisting of Chairman, Vice-Chairman, 3 members elected by the members annually from among themselves and (ex officio) immediate Past Chairman. Senior Animal Production and Health Officer of E-XE0151 - FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP) is Secretary of both the Commission and the Executive Committee.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XE9649

Last News

2017

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