New fund to help developing countries conserve livestock breeds

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In short
The fund run by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will provide financing for individual projects submitted by countries in support of the internationally-agreed Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources.

A new fund designed to help developing countries conserve and use their livestock breeds in a sustainable way, has received the first contribution of a total of $1 million.The money is from Germany, Norway and Switzerland, the FAO.

The fund run by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will provide financing for individual projects submitted by countries in support of the internationally-agreed Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources.

According to FAO, any developing country can present projects for financing by the fund.

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