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Technical Consultations between the Rosselkhoznadzor and French General Council for Agriculture, Food and Rural Areas

The negotiations were held in the format of teleconference on August 7, 2015 and prospects of scientific cooperation between Russia and France were discussed. The French party was represented by Jean Luc Angot, General Inspector of the General Council for Agriculture, Food and Rural Areas of France.

The parties highlighted the most important issues of bilateral scientific and technical cooperation. In particular, it is planned to carry out joint studies of peculiarities of the following infectious animal disease agent transmission: classical and African swine fever and foot-and-mouth disease as well as researches for improvement of indication and identification methods and specific preventive tools. The Russian party is also interested in introduction in methods used on large French commercial pig farms for ensuring maximum biosafety level. Jean Luc Angot underlined that the Rosselkhoznadzor will be provided with all relevant materials and the opportunity to visit French pig farms.

In the end the parties agreed that the outcomes of the Russian-French cooperation in this field will enable development of the most efficient algorithm for transboundary and highly dangerous animal disease prevention and control as well as significantly contribute to the world veterinary medicine.

 

Aug 8, 2015

Categorys: Veterinary , Events , Epizootic situation