La Havana, Cuba.- will be the venue, on November 18-22, of the 23rd Meeting of the Latin American Association of Animal Production, which will analyze the challenges and prospects of this sphere for the next few years.
The scientific committee has received 987 papers from 19 nations, among which we find Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, the United States, France, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru and Belarus. Teresa Planas, president of the National Association of Animal Production (ACPA), told the press that attending the meeting will be specialists, researchers, professors, entrepreneurs and producers of that agriculture and livestock branch.
She explained that the 4th International Congress of Animal Improvement, the 6th International Symposium on Agro-ecological Cattle Raising, and the 2nd Symposium of the Federation of Sheep Farmers in Latin America will take place parallel to the Meeting.
Planas informed that participants will debate aspects like the role of production systems in terms of their technical, economic, ecological and social sustainability, and strategies for the improvement and protection of natural resources.
Included on the meeting’s agenda will be topics like pastures, forages and other species in the interest of cattle raising, improvement and protection of zoo-genetic resources, animal well-being, experiences in the implementation of agricultural and livestock technologies in local development, and agro-ecological cattle raising. This meeting will combine technical and productive aspects with the knowledge of natural, cultural and human riches treasured by the Cuban archipelago.