Agriculture / East Africa / Livestock / Livestock Systems

The livestock sector – our key to regional economic integration

The Executive Secretary of IGAD, Eng. Mahboub Maalim, underscored the central role that the livestock sector is playing in delivering IGAD’s revitalised agenda of regional economic integration. He further commended the IGAD Livestock Policy Initiative for its progress as the secretariat’s de facto livestock arm, in forging regional cooperation and harmonisation.

Speaking in a meeting of staff of IGAD’s Livestock Policy Initiative (LPI) on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at ILRI Addis Ababa, the Executive Secretary reiterated that the regional policy framework on animal health, trade and vulnerability, which is being finalised by LPI, is a fundamental instrument in delivering economic integration across IGAD’s member states.

Read more … [IGAD Livestock Policy Initiative]

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