The meeting took place at Naivasha; Kenya from October 07-08, 2015. The participants were from Bureau of Standards, line Ministries involved in the above commodities and Coordinators of the national PLRP from Ethiopia; Kenya and Uganda; LLPI (COMESA); TeraNova and ICPALD/IGAD. The workshop was officially opened by Dr. Charles representing Director of Veterinary Services; Kenya after remarks made by Dr. Dereje Wakjira (coordinator; RPLRP) and Dr. Solomon Munyua (ICPALD Director)
Finally the workshop recommended the following main actions: Enhance awareness and information sharing with key value chain actors; promote joint enforcement; support and enhance self regulation of the industries, consider development of grade and standards for Camels and its products; and emerging livestock species; develop Standard for related facilities, establish and operationalize regional technical committee to facilitate the harmonization of grades and standards in the region
We are grateful to RPLRP /WB project for financing this event.