A regional International Conference on sheep and goats in Paraiba (North-Eastern) Brazil, October 24-28, 2011
Consult the official programme of the Symposium
The State Government of Paraiba, through the Secretary of State for Agriculture and Fisheries Development, The State Enterprise for Agricultural Research, The State Company for Agricultural Research of State of Paraiba - EMEPA-PB, The Brazilian Service of Support to Micro and Small Enterprises - SEBRAE, The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation - EMBRAPA Goats and Sheep, the Federation of Agriculture of the State of Paraíba - FAEPA, National Institute for Semiarid INSA will be held in the city of Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil, thought 24-28 October 2011, at Hotel Tambaú, the 5th International Symposium on Goat and Sheep for Meat Production – 5th SINCORTE and National Fair of Agribusiness on Goat and Sheep Production - FENACORTE 2011.
The 5th SINCORTE and FENACORTE 2011, associated with parallel events will make up the largest gathering of goat and sheep industry in Latin America, contributing greatly to the development of this sector.
The event will have as main focus, discussions of major issues and proposals for technological innovations for the improvement and sustainability of production systems of meat and milk from goats and sheep in Brazil. Moreover, the technical and scientific activities, technological clinic, workshops & technology courses will provide great opportunities to transfer knowledge and technologies. Other highlights of the event will be the 3rd National Dairy Goat Forum, 2nd Trade Show of Technologic Products from Sheep & Goat Production of Northeast Family’s Farms, Island of Gastronomic Tastes of the Sheep & Goat Products including the Interactive Kitchen.
To this end, the promoters of the event intended to bring together some of the most important researchers in Brazil and abroad in various fields, aiming to bring the symposium parallel events and what's more modern in terms of technical and scientific knowledge about the goat and sheep production cut.
As a result, we are pleased to invite producers, technicians, researchers, businessmen, students and the general public to attend the Symposium and Parallel Events, which we are certain, will contribute greatly to the full achievement of the objectives of the event.
The main presentations in the previous editions
Meatmaster in South Africa: A development or terminal, hair sheep breed
Dr. Luis Manuel Justino Schwalach – South Africa
Vertical Alliance: Institutional innovation to commercialize the goat and sheep industry in South Africa
Dra. Merida Roets – South Africa
Sheep and Goat Meat Market: The Consumer approach and perception
Dr. Osler Desouzart – OD Consulting- Brazil
National Strategic Plan for Utuguay Sheep Industry
Eng. Agr. Gerardo Garcia Pintos – Secretariado Uruguaio da Lã-Uruguay
Genetic improvement of goat and sheep in low-input, smallholder produtction systems: Technical and infrastructural issues.
Dr. Isaac Sanga Kosgey – Egerton University – Quenia
Comparative studies between conventional and organic lamb meat production
Dr. Christopher Lu – University of Hawaii at Hilo – USA
Multi-nutritional Blocks: an alternative of nutritional supplementation to enhance the sheep and goat produtction in arid regions
Dr. Hichem Ben Salem – Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique – Tunisia
Strategies for feeding sheep and goat in the Semi arid of Northeast of Brazil
Dr. Maurício M. Leite – Emepa/PB Brazil
Practical applications of modern reproduction techniques on sheep and goats in South Africa
Dr. Johan Steyn – South Africa
Endoparasitose’s method control: A worldwide overview
Dr. Luis da S. Viera – Embrapa Caprinos e Ovinos – Brazil
Breed evaluations for health, reproductive and carcass traits in goat’s meat.
Dr.Richard Browning Jr. – Tennessee State University – USA
Challenges of search and seizure of forage by grazing sheep: building structures that
optimize pasture intake
Dr. Prof. Paulo C. de Faccio Carvalho – Rio Grande do Sul Federal University – Brazil.
Artificial insemination on commercial flocks of sheep and goats in Brazil: Actual status and perspectives.
Dr. José Carlos Ferrugem Moraes – Embrapa Pecuária Sul – Brazil
Sheep and goats National Health Program in Brazil
Dr. Carlos H. Pizarro Borges – DSA-SDA, MAPA – Brazil
Genetic improvement of overall reproductive success in sheep.
Dr. Gary D. Snowder – USA
Production system of sheep for meat on Southeast and Middle-West regions of Brazil: A
Dr. Prof. Iran Borges – Minas Gerais Federal University – Brazil
Development and technologies’ transfers for sheep and goat productions by EMEPA/PB
Dr. Wandrick H. de Sousa – Emepa-PB – Brazil
Technology transfer network of sheep and goats’ production system.
Dr. Evandro de Vasconcelos Holanda – Embrapa Sheep and Goats – Brazil
Top-in-Life Project: Productive and management issues
Dr. Marcelo Roncoletta – Frigorífico Lamm – Brazil
Local Productive Arrangements (LPA’S) of sheep and goat production in Brazil: Activities and expectations
Dr. Marcos Otávio Bezerra Prates – MDIC – Brazil
Portugal Experience: Production and integrated commercialization of sheep and goats produtcts with origin denomination.
Dr. Alfredo Jorge Costa Teixeira – Politech Institute of Bragança – Portugal
Actions and projects to support the goat and sheep production to the development in the world: social, economic and envionment challenge
Jean Paul Dubeuf – France.
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