INTERNATIONAL SUSTAINABLE EUROPEAN POULTRY MEAT CAMPAIGN
- The aim of the conference is to raise awareness of the European poultry sector and its work to develop and promote more sustainable production methods.
- This program promotion of the European sustainable poultry sector, co-funded by the European Commission, has held two seminars two seminars at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and plans to organize three more events in universities during 2023.
Madrid, January 10, 2023. The promotion of sustainable European poultry meat is spreading to the most prestigious faculties in Spain, where students of veterinary medicine, agri-food engineering and food science and nutrition are participating in seminars specially designed for them.
Two seminars have already been held at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the Polytechnic University of Madrid, under the auspices of the Spanish Interprofessional Association of Poultry Meat (AVIANZA) and with co-financing from the European Commission.
Both events were held to raise awareness of the European poultry sector and its work to develop and promote more sustainable production methods among students in agri-food related fields and future professionals in the sector.
The seminar at the UAB took place last November at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, while at the Polytechnic University of Madrid it was held in December at the School of Agricultural, Food and Biosystems Engineering.
The two events were attended by a total of more than 300 students from different university courses including veterinary medicine, agri-food engineering and other studies with a professional future in the European poultry sector.
The speakers at these seminars were Carlos Garcés, President of the Spanish Association of Poultry Science and Vice-President of the European Federation of the World's Poultry Science Association (WPSA) and Magaly González, expert consultant in sustainability, circular economy and agri-food . Both speakers have developed a dialogue on the European poultry sector, its involvement with the three pillars of sustainability and the added value of their professional experience in the field of teaching and research and dissemination.
The program plans to organize three more events in some of the most important universities in Spain during 2023.
European sustainable poultry sector promotion program
SUSTAINABLE EUROPEAN POULTRY MEAT is a two-year promotional campaign supported by the European Commission. It has been launched by three national poultry associations (from Germany, France and Spain) and their umbrella association, with the main objective of raising awareness among European consumers about the sustainability of the European poultry sector and the high quality of its product.