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Organisation and implementation of training activities on Animal welfare mainly for EU Member States under the "Better Training for Safer Food" initiative

Deadline for application: 28 September 2012
Identifier: EAHC/2012/BTSF/04

Published on: 13.7.2012

The contractor will cover the organisation and implementation of training activities to be held mainly in the European Union (EU) Member States on the subject of Animal welfare.

The training courses will focus on the following fields:

  • Course 1: Animal welfare in poultry productions (laying hens and chickens kept for meat production);
  • Course 2: Animal welfare in pig production;
  • Course 3: Animal welfare at the time of killing;
  • Course 4: Animal welfare during the transport.

The contractor will be requested to organise and implement a total of 14 three-day training sessions to be held in three or more EU Member States selected by the contractor, in accordance with the following instructions:

  • Four sessions for Course 1, 2 and 3;
  • Two sessions for Course 4.

The attendance should be approximately 55 people with an estimated global number of 770 participants. The courses will be offered to participants from competent authorities of EU Member States and candidate countries and selected third countries and be distributed in accordance with the following instructions: a maximum of 2 officials from each EU Member State and EU Candidate Country (e.g. Iceland, FYROM, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey). The global participation from Member States and candidate countries should not exceed 640 participants.

The other 130 places should be assigned, with a maximum of 2 participants from each country, in the following way: approximately 20 participants from EFTA and EEA countries (e.g. Norway, Switzerland); approximately 110 participants from selected third countries or third countries organisations. The contractor is requested to foresee in the tender travel costs for participants from these countries in the following way: 40 participants from European Neighbourhood Policy and Mediterranean basin countries (e.g. Ukraine, Moldova, Russia, Georgia, Israel, Tunisia and Morocco), 30 participants from American countries (e.g. Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Peru', Colombia, US, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Canada and Argentina), 20 participants from other African countries (e.g. South Africa, Kenya and Zimbabwe) and 20 participants from other Asian countries (e.g. China, South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia and India).