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The Animal Task Force is a European Public-Private Platform. We promote a sustainable and competitive livestock sector in Europe. We are a leading body of expertise, representing key stakeholders from industry, farmers and research from across Europe.
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Central and Eastern European Countries engagement meeting Report
The Animal Task Force is pleased to announce that the report of its Central and Eastern European Countries engagement meeting is now available for download. The meeting took place during the 66th EAAP Annual meeting, in Warsaw - Poland on August 31st, 2015. Read more 

e-Consultation on the Draft HLPE Report on Food Security and Nutrition

In October 2014, the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) requested the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) to conduct a study on Sustainable Agricultural Development for Food Security and Nutrition, including the role of Livestock. The findings of this study will feed into CFS 43 Plenary session (October 2016). As part of its report elaboration process, the HLPE is launching an e-consultation to seek inputs, suggestions, and comments on the present V0 Draft. Read more


JOINT JPI HDHL – FACCE – JPI Paper on Nutrition and Food Security now available to download

Co-authored by Martin Scholten, ATF President
, this paper on Nutrition and Food Security is one of the results of the Grand Debate on Nutrition Security in the pavilion of the European Commission at the EXPO 2015 in Milan.  Find it in session "Publications and Downloads" of this website.


ATF-EAAP Special Session 2015 – How to implement Precision Livestock Farming?
How to implement Precision Livestock Farming? How could research contribute to on-farm practice? And how could supply and demand influence the development and the use of PLF? The ATF and EAAP Special Session “How to implement Precision Livestock Farming?” on Monday August 31, 2015 focused on these questions.  Read more 

Other events


EFSA’s 2nd Scientific Conference
14-16 October 2015
Milan, Italy

EU International Conference - lessons learned from Expo 2015
15 October
Milan, Italy

Knowledge4Innovation Conference
20 October
Brussels, Belgium

RuminOmics Regional Workshop
10 - 11 November 2015
Edinburgh, UK

ATF Seminar on PLF
17 November 2015
Brussels, Belgium