Royal Spanish Federation of Livestock Purebred Associations (RFEAGAS), member of The International Committee for Animal Recording organized 46th Conference “BREEDING FOR RESILIENCE: TRANSITIONING DIVERSE LIVESTOCK FARMING SYSTEMS INTO THE FUTURE”.

Almost 400 attendees from 37 countries were warmly welcomed in Toledo last week. More than a hundred papers were presented during the Scientific program of the Conference. 12 sessions, 2 open workshops, joint Round Table with ANEMBA, Manufacturer showcase were celebrated during 24th -25th of May in hospitable Castilla-La Mancha region. The ICAR finished with amazing Gala Dinner at Cigarral del Angel and 3 professional tours to see the value chain of Frisona dairy cattle, Avileña Negra Ibérica 100% Autochthonous Breed beef cattle, Murciano-granadina 100% Autochthonous Breed  dairy goat.

ICAR was covered international media from USA, China, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Tunisia, New Zealand invited by ICEX-RFEAGAS collaboration. Moreover, opinion leaders has the opportunity to visit Spanish livestock farms and interview local farmers.

We appreciate the support of Ministry if Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Regional Government of Castilla-La Mancha and The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX) in the organization of ICAR 2023.