Pacific Heads of Veterinary and Animal Production Services (PHOVAPS) Meeting


The Pacific Heads of Veterinary and Animal Production Services (PHOVAPS) network, is the Pacific's key decision-making structure on issues relating to animal health, production, welfare, and biosecurity.

The PHOVAPS network comprises all 22 PICT members of the Pacific Community (SPC), Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF), New Zealand Ministry of Primary Industries (NZMPI) and includes technical partners such as SPC, World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH), the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO), reference animal health laboratories and other relevant regional and national development partners. Secretariat functions are provided by the SPC's Land Resources Division.

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Where: Nalagi Hotel Conference room, Nadi, Fiji

Key speakers: Fiji Minister of Agriculture and Waterways, Hon. Vatimi Rayalu
                        SPC's Land Resources Division Director, Karen Mapusua

Media Contacts:
Matilda Simmons, Communications Officer – Projects, Land Resources Division, Pacific Community (SPC) | [email protected] , Mobile: 9073806
For general media enquiries, please contact [email protected]

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