Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Veterinary, Animal, and Environmental Sciences (ICVAES 2020)

The 2nd International Conference on Veterinary, Animal, and Environmental Sciences (2nd ICVAES 2020) is an international conference organized by Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universitas Syiah Kuala, that was held virtually in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on October 22 – 23, 2020. This conference is an annual international forum and facilitates academicians, researchers, practitioners, students, professional, and any stakeholders around the world to share information, ideas, knowledge, and research results. The present conference theme is “Strategies for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Post Pandemic Covid-19 through Research in Veterinary, Animal, and Environmental sciences”.

The 2nd ICVAES 2020 provides a wide range topics in the veterinary and animal sciences such as in veterinary and wild life sciences, one health and new emerging diseases, marine and aquatic sciences, environment and forest protection, food security, and livestock management.

This conference was attended virtually by six keynotes speakers, Prof. Dr. drh. Srihadi Agung Priyono, M.Sc (IPB University, Indonesia), Prof. Dr. Graeme Martin (University of Western Australia), Dr. Noor Khalidah Abdul Hamid (Pusat Pengajian Sains Kajihayat, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Prof. Dr. David Modry (University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno-Czech Republic), Prof. Dr. Musa Yavuz (Isparta Applied Science University, Turkey), and Prof. Dr. Med. Vet. Jean-Michel Hatt (Zurich University).

Several countries participated and attended 2nd ICVAES 2020 virtually, namely the United States, Australia, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Turkey, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Through this conference, we expect to have increasing collaboration between researchers in the future, encouraging information sharing, and formulating strategies for sustainable development, established food security while protecting habitat and environment. In addition, through the implementation of this conference, it is expected that an approach or solution to the problems of the Indonesian nation in particular and the global community in general would be achieved. We sincerely also hope that this conference would give a positive impact on every institution. All the accepted and presented manuscripts will be published as Proceedings in Advances in Biological Sciences Research.

Our gratitute to Rector of Universitas Syiah Kuala, all keynotes speakers, Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Universitas Syiah Kuala, the committee of 2nd ICVAES 2020, and all parties who have helped and supported the conference.

Best regards,
Chairman of 2nd ICVAES 2020
Dr. drh. Muhammad Hambal

Proceedings Editors:
drh. Al-Azhar, M.Kes, Ph.D (Universitas Syiah Kuala, Indonesia)
Dr. drh. Muhammad Hambal (Universitas Syiah Kuala, Indonesia)
Prof. Dr. Musa Yavuz (Isparta Applied Science University, Turkey)
Joe J. Figel, Ph.D. (Highline College, USA)
Dr. drh. Henni Vanda, M.Si (Universitas Syiah Kuala, Indonesia)
Dr. drh. Amalia Sutriana, M.Sc (Universitas Syiah Kuala, Indonesia)
Wahyu Eka Sari, S.Si, M.Si (Universitas Syiah Kuala, Indonesia)