Stakeholders meeting Brussel

During a meeting on February 28th,2011  over 100 European stakeholders gathered in Brussels to discuss the follow-up of the Declaration of Brussels.  During the meeting chairman Gavinelli announced that a steering group would be established  in the summer of 2011 to manage and co-ordinate a number of activities. One of the tasks of the steering group is to develop a research program.
In The Netherlands research is executed in a joint interest between Animal Science Group of Wageningen University and Research Centre, VION Food Group and the Institute for Pig Genetics. The research is financed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation and the Dutch Productboard for Livestock and Meat.