AMPA 8th edition of the scientific days "poultry farming in arid and semi-arid zones"


AMPA is a Moroccan scientific association created in 1997.

It brings together veterinarians and scientists implicated in poultry production and diseases.

Its main goals are :

  • Promoting and organizing collaboration between professionals and links with national and international avian health organizations.

  •  Contributing to the development of research on avian diseases, prevention and control.

  • Enhancing the debate on poultry production quality and safety.


Since 2002, AMPA became the Moroccan Branch of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA), this is the reference word organization of avian pathology.


  •  Organization of the World Veterinary Poultry Congress in 2009, in Marrakech, under the High Patronage of His Majesty Mohammed VI the King of Morocco, may God glorify him. This Congress edition of WVPAhad a record of attendance: 1400 participants from more than 80 countries.

  •  Organization of several scientific meetings and national congresses, one of these was held in Dakhla, in 2015, under the High Patronage of HisMajesty the KingMohammedVI, may God glorify him, with the presence of more than 600 participants.

  •  Establishment with ONSSA of the National Epidemiological Observatory for Poultry diseases.

  • One of its members (Pr. EL Houadfi) received the highest distinction award “ Hall of Honor of the WVPA” in 2015 at the World Veterinary Congress held in CAPE TOWN (South Africa), for recognition of the quality of the scientific research and the contribution of AMPA in the field of Avian Pathology in Morocco.


  • Organization of the First One Health Forum in Africa on avian Influenza and other influenza viruses.

  •  Setting up an African Association of Avian Pathology (AAAP).

Welcome to the first edition of the african avian pathology forum 

Attend the first ever forum in Africa on avian pathology . Join hundreds of other participants in an event that aims to:

  • Bring together professionals and scientists to discuss, exchange, reflect and make proposals on common threats to our environments

  • Create a framework for partnership agreements based on the AMPA background

  • Set up an African Association of Avian Pathology (AAAP) in order t to maintain continuous contact for experience and knowledge exchange.

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