The Action is scheduled for 4 years. An overview of the different planned events is provided on the Table below.
Management committee (MC): A MC kick-off meeting will be held in the first 3 months after the Action will come into force to set the different WGs, elect chairpersons and committees, and design a detailed future agenda.
Workshops and Conference: Spring workshops and autumn conferences will be held yearly. Training School (TS): One Training school will be organised yearly per Working Group, dedicated specifically to ESRs The Action Website will be established during the first semester of the Action.
In year 4, the WGs will present two special publications: Recommendations for Safe and Costeffective Control of Parasites in Goats and Guidelines for Pertinent Use of Antiparasitic Drugs in Goats and a database on goat-parasites interactions. These will be communicated to all institutions of member countries. In addition, a final conference will be held, possibly as a satellite symposium to the next International Goat Association conference.