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In Brief: Bird flu workshop begins in siem reap

In Brief: Bird flu workshop begins in siem reap

The

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries' Department of Animal

Health and Production has invited 40 commercial poultry farmers to a

workshop in Siem Reap. The workshop, held today, aims to encourage

farmers to adopt simple and practical bio-security measures to prevent

the spread of avian influenza. Dr Teresa Cereno, technical adviser to

the FAO Avian Influenza Control and Prevention Program said, "Improving

widespread adoption of good bio-security practices remains a crucial

challenge in prevention of avian influenza in poultry and humans."

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