November 2010 First OIE training seminar on animal welfare comes to a close in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, 09-11 November 2010. The first seminar for OIE national focal points for animal welfare was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from the 9th to the 11th of November 2010. This event, financed within the framework of the DG-SANCO funded BTSF for Africa programme, gathered 40 participants, amongst which focal points from 31 countries. The Ethiopian Minister of State for Agriculture opened this important training event. The seminar was concluded with a visit to some initiatives for the promotion of animal welfare for donkeys and horses in Debre-Zeit