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The priorities identified by regional governments include improved surveillance, development and testing of plans, strengthened public health measures, and inclusion of more sectors/stakeholders in planning and implementation.
The PRIPPP project is fully funded by Australia and New Zealand with Australian Prime Minister John Howard making a firm commitment at the Forum Leaders meeting in PNG last year. SPC’s Animal Health & Production Group will coordinate the animal health component of the project with its Public Health team in Noumea coordinating the human health component.
Final Review Workshop - SPC/ACIAR/UWS Management of Animal Waste to Improve the Productivity of Pacific Farming Systems: SPC, Suva, Fiji: 31 January - 2 February 2006
The Animal Health & Production Service of the Land Resources Division, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) is organising the Final Review workshop of SPC/ACIAR/UWS Management of Animal Waste to Improve the Productivity of Pacific Farming Systems project at its Regional Media Centre Training Room, Suva, Fiji Islands.
The workshop will be attended by personnel who have been involved in the Project which includes collaborators from Australia, other pig owners from, Fiji, Tuvalu, Tonga, Kiribati and other interested observers.
The objectives of the workshop are to review project activities with a view to: