14 May 2010. Entebbe, Uganda. Delegates to the 8th AU conference of Ministers responsible for Animal Resources adopted six resolutions at the end of their conference in Entebbe, Uganda. The adopted resolutions included Investment in the Livestock Sector, AU-IBAR Strategic Plan, Access to market, Rinderpest eradication and control of Transboundary Animal Diseases (TADs), Pastoral production systems and climate change.
The conference held under the theme “Improve access to markets for Africa’s animal resources to significantly contribute to economic growth and reduction of poverty” took place at the Imperial Resort Beach Hotel from 13 to 14 May 2010. During the conference delegates, among other things, reviewed progress made since the last conference of Ministers held in Kigali, Rwanda in November 2005 and considered other contemporary matters related to the development and utilisation of animal resources in Africa.
AU Ministers Adopt Six Resolutions in Uganda