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The food demand will increase by 50% in the next 20 years due to the growing global population, rising affluence and accompanying changes in dietary preferences. With this in mind, this project has identified food security and safety as one of the societal challenges it would like to tackle. This page offers you an array of information on this subject.

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Workshop: Water/Food/Health: Water-related diseases

The objectives of the workshop are the following: This workshop will merge the three topics of Health, Water-Management and Food Safety and has the following objectives: - To share information (...

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Policy Note from the European-Southeast Asian Experts One Health in Action Workshop

One Health has gained much more attention due to the rise of zoonotic disease epidemics crossing from animal to human such as SARS, avian influenza, and Nipah virus. With 70% of emerging diseases being of animal origin, this has become a crucial issue, especially for Southeast Asia due to the increasingly high urbanization rate and dramatic expansion of intensified livestock production.

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological
development and demonstration under grant agreement no 311784.

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