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Under the umbrella of the congress theme, ‘Vets in a changing world’ the BVA Overseas Group provided a day of lectures at this year's BVA Congress

Juan Lubroth, Chief Veterinary Officer of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, began the Overseas Group's stream of lectures by presenting an outlook on vets' role in global food security. He explained how vets contributed to national animal health and food safety infrastructure. He also addressed food security; a significant global challenge, with an ever-increasing world population and global food demand predicted to double in the next 40 …

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