WINDHOEK: The Livestock Producers’ Organisation (LPO) will hold their congress here from 09 to 10 October under the theme “Animal health status for economic growth – Namibian situation?”.
According to an invite to the event, the guest speaker will be Dr Gideon Brückner, who is the head of the Scientific and Technical Department of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
He was previously the Director of Veterinary Services of South Africa before he became Chief Director of Veterinary Services of the Western Cape Province, South Africa.
He is also the author and co-author of 38 scientific articles.
Meanwhile, the Namibia Agricultural Union (NAU)’s congress is slated for 10 and 11 October under the theme “A condusive environment for investment in agriculture”.
The guest speaker here is Dr John Purchase from the Agricultural Chamber of South Africa.
The keynote speaker at the opening of the congress will be the president of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI), Martha Namundjebo-Tilahun.