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Communique – February 2024

We are now well into 2024, with our first council meeting behind us. The council of SASAS would like to express its gratitude to VetLink for sponsoring the zoom link for our council meetings.
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Communique – December 2023

We are coming to the end of another eventful year, ending with an award from SACNASP for our candidate mentorship program which was received on behalf of SASAS by Pranisha Soma, a councillor and member of the SASAS executive committee…

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Communique – July 2023

It has been a relatively quiet year for SASAS so far, without the buzz of congress preparations. All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture As I am sure you are all aware of, SASAS is co-hosting the 8th edition of the…

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Communique – December 2022

It has been an eventful year for SASAS, especially as our lives start normalising after the pandemic. SASAS Congress : 26 to 28 September 2022 The congress was a great success attended by 197 in-person delegates and 38 online delegates.…

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SASAS Communique July 2022

It has been an eventful year for SASAS so far, especially as our lives start normalising after the pandemic, with some very interesting developments. Journals Dr Mike MacNeil has retired as editor in chief of SAJAS and is congratulated and…

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Communique – December 2021

Dear SASAS Members - The Northern Branch organised under difficult circumstances this past year. Our first virtual congress was a resounding success with an excellent choice of invited speakers.  For those of you who missed it you will be able…

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Communiqué – 10 September 2021

Dear Fellow SASAS members It is with mixed feelings that I write this final communique to members as my tenure as President has ended. The last four years have been particularly interesting and quite full filling. I wish to extend…

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Communiqué – May 2021

Dear Fellow SASAS members The first quarter of 2021 has just gone by and our preparations for the forthcoming SASAS congress being organised by the Northern Branch is well underway. As a reminder, 52nd SASAS Congress will take place virtually…

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Communique – December 2020

Dear Fellow SASAS members There is no doubt that 2020 has been one of the most difficult years in the history of our learned society as the pandemic almost brought the whole globe to a complete halt. Despite numerous challenges…

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Communique – May 2020

Dear Fellow SASAS members The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a major disruption to the entire globe and our Society is not spared from this disaster. Consequently, our sector is paralysed as there is minimal economic activity both locally and internationally.…

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Communiqué – December 2019

Dear Fellow SASAS members As 2019 approaches the end, it is important to reflect on some of the key achievements of our esteemed Society. We should bear in mind that this year was quite difficult to our fraternity. The tough…

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Communique – September 2019

Dear Fellow SASAS members The current year has been quite eventful and was punctuated with a number of notable events that are worth remembering. First and foremost, I should hasten to express my sincere appreciation for the trust bestowed on…

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Communique – November 2018

Dear Fellow Animal Scientists, We have reached the end of another year and in this last communication, a brief update on the most important matters concerning our association. Since the…
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Communique – September 2017

Dear Fellow Scientists, The Society is celebrating 50 years of Animal Science and we have come a long way since the establishment in 1961. The mission statement however still apply “To promote animal science and viable animal production systems with…

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