Opening of VIV MEA 2016 Exhibition

22.03.2016 12:07

New exhibition specializing in poultry, aquaculture and dairy production for the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia countries and India, VIV MEA 2016, was opened on February 15, 2016. The event was housed by the National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) in Abu Dhabi (UAE).

The exhibition is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and in strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) and supported by such world’s leading players in the field of sustainable agriculture as the United Nations, World Bank, USAID and African Union.

The objective of the event is to focus the attention on innovations and recent trends in meat and dairy industries; to increase profitability of production, and on assurance of food product safety and quality.

The exhibit displays different aspects of livestock, poultry and fish farming at each stage of finished product production: from production of feeds for livestock to equipment for poultry, meat and fish processing and packaging.

The Rosselkhoznadzor is represented by one common stand of the subordinate scientific and research institutes: FGBI “VGNKI”, FGBI “ARRIAH”, and FGBI “VNIIKR”.

The guests and participants took special interest in vaccines against viral diseases of cattle, small ruminants and poultry as well as in diagnostic kits for poultry and livestock production of the FGBI “ARRIAH” production. The activities of the Centre were of a great interest in mass media.

VIV MEA 2016 became a common platform for the participants to strengthen their cooperation, share professional experience and make new contacts with foreign partners in business and scientific circles.  Workshops, conferences and roundtable discussions will be held on the margins of the Exhibition. On February 16, 2016 a roundtable discussion involving the institutions subordinate to the Rosselkhoznadzor will take place. The key topic of the roundtable discussion will be the assessment of the current epidemic situation related to highly dangerous animal diseases and development of further scientific and practical cooperation with Middle East, Africa, Central Asia countries and India in the sphere of veterinary control. The FGBI “ARRIAH” specialists will answer the related questions, give consultations on methods to control, diagnose and prevent highly dangerous animal diseases.  

FGBI “ARRIAH” Press Office