Purpose of the Association


Purpose of the Association

The Association for Animal Science and Production aims to promote the progress of sciences and technologies that affect animals in livestock production, fish fauna, pets and sporting animals, work animals and wildlife. and, moreover, environmental, landscape, ethological, economic factors, animal welfare, quality, safety and use of products of animal origin.
This purpose is achieved through:

  • the promotion of research in the various sectors in which animal sciences are articulated;
  • the organization of congresses, conventions, seminars, conferences and meetings between those who dedicate themselves to scientific research in the zootechnical field, as well as the promotion of contacts between national, foreign and international associations operating in similar sectors in order to coordinate the activity towards objectives common;
  • the publication and dissemination of scientific works in zootechnical disciplines;
  • the debate on the problems of training and teaching of animal husbandry and related disciplines in Italian schools and especially in universities;
  • collaboration with public and private bodies that work for the progress of animal sciences;
  • the performance of any other scientific and cultural activity deemed useful for the achievement of social goals.

About ASPA

The Board of Directors, elected by the Shareholders' Meeting on June 16, 2019 and valid for the period June 2016 - June 2021, consists of::

  • President: Prof. Nicol√≤ Pietro Paolo Macciotta
  • Vice president: Prof.ssa Lucia Bailoni
  • Treasurer Secretary: Prof. Massimo Trabalza Marinucci
  • Component: Prof. Luca Battaglini
  • Component: Prof. Gianluca Neglia 
  • Past President: Prof. Bruno Ronchi
  • Editor in Chief IJAS: Prof. Marcello Mele


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