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1 Solutions and Tools to Improve Veterinary Legislation DEVELOPING COUNTRIES EXPECTATIONS SADC SECRETARIAT OIE Global Conference on Veterinary Legislation Djerba, Tunisia, 7 – 9 December, 2010

2 Outline of Presentation Southern African Development Community (SADC) Livestock Sector Structure of the SADC Region Livestock Productions Results of PVS Evaluations SADC Livestock Sector Expectations

3 SADC Member States

4 DIRECTORATES OF SADC TRADE, INDUSTRY, FINANCE & INVESTMENTS (TIFI) FOOD, AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES (FANR) SOCIAL AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT & SPECIAL PROGRAMMES (SHD&SP) INFRASTRUCTURE AND SERVICES (I&S)

5 Structure of FANR Directorate FANR Directorate Crop Development Livestock Development SADC-TADs PROJECT SADC-PRINT PROJECT SADC-FMD PROJECT Natural Resource Management Research & Development Environment And Sustainable Development

6 Livestock Development Unit Livestock Technical Committee Epidemiology and Informatics Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety Veterinary Laboratory & Diagnostics Animal Production, Veld Marketing &Genetic Resources

7 Livestock Populations, Millions Cattle69.4 Sheep37.3 Goats44.3 Pigs11.1 Equines2.3 Poultry FANR,

8 Estimated Production of Livestock Products in SADC Region Livestock Product 2007 Million tonnes 2008 Million tonnes 2009 million tonnes Meats (Beef, Mutton, Goat meat, Poultry, Pork (7.5)5.16(7.7) Milk (12.5)4.75(12.75) Eggs (1.2)0.61(1.3)

9 Constraints to Increased Livestock Production and Productivity Technical 1.Feed Supply 2.Animal Health 3.Animal Genetics Policy and Institutional 1.Government Policies 2.Research and Development 3.Market Access 4.Human Resources Agro Ecological Zone Related

10 ANIMAL HEALTH Information 1.Reliable and Timely Animal Health Management 1.Governance of Veterinary Services 2.Disease surveillance 3.Veterinary Legislation Animal Welfare Socio-Economics Food Safety

11 Issues for Policy Formulation Farm Animal Genetic Resources Livestock Census Livestock Identification and Traceability Animal Feeds Transboundary Animal Disease Control Registration of Veterinary Biologicals and Medicinal Products Information Management System Quality Assurance and Standardisation

12 Priorities for Regional Integration Control of TADs and Disease Vectors Quality Assurance of Veterinary Drugs and Animal Feed Ingredients Sanitary Standards and Regulations for Animals and their Products Review of Veterinary Legislation and Enforcement of Regulations Optimal Use of FAnGR Information Exchange and EWS Capacity Dev. to Implement Policies Research geared to problem solving

13 OIE PVS Evaluations Results 12 out of 15 Member States Evaluated Legislative and Regulatory Instruments and Enforcement (1 &2) 1.Animal Health Act 2.Veterinary Act 3.Animal Disease Act Control of Vet Drugs, Biologicals etc.(1) Veterinary Statutory Body (2) Meat Inspections and VPH mandate (1&2) Veterinary Laboratories (1&2)

14 Expectations Globalisation Increase inter-intra regional trade SADC to have a powerful voice in standard setting bodies Comply with international standards and norms Credible certification authorities Develop a regional policy for marketing of SADC livestock products

15 REALEBOGA THANK YOU MERCIOBRIGADO


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