Antoni Velarde

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Dr. Antoni Velarde is a researcher and head of the Animal Welfare program at the Institute for Agri-Food Research and Technology (IRTA) in Spain. Since 2012 he has been a member of the Animal Health and Welfare Panel of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

He has a degree in Veterinary Medicine and a PhD from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He has a master's degree in Animal Production (1998) and another in Laboratory Animal Science and Welfare (2010). Since 2011 he has been a veterinarian specializing in animal welfare, ethics and legislation from the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioral Medicine.

He has participated in more than 50 R & D projects funded in competitive calls of administrations or public entities, is the author of 81 scientific articles in journals of international impact and co-editor of 3 books 'Assessment of welfare on the farm' (Wageningen Academic Publishers), ‘Animal Welfare in Slaughterhouse’ (5m Publishing. Sheffield, UK) and ‘Animal Welfare. A global vision in Latin America '(Elsevier).

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