6th appointment:  February 21 at 2.00 PM (Rome time)

The IBF is a Scientific Association born in 1985

that has members engaged in buffalo research, in all the aspects: breeding, feeding, reproduction, breeds selection, animal health, dairy and meat production, extension and training. The IBF is the only organization in the world with the purposes of buffalo development, in order to increase the social and economic benefits, the availability and the quality of buffalo products.


Newsletter 41 is out

We are thrilled to announce the release of Newsletter No. 41!  Our graphic version has been expertly redesigned, and we are excited to share it with you. Starting with this issue, we are proud to say that it now has an ISSN. We warmly welcome any contributions you may have. In the scientific section, you […]

Invitation to the first International Conference on Buffalo Mozzarella and Milk Products in Naples, Italy 2024

Dear IBF Secretariat, As President of the Scientific Committee, I am pleased to inform you that the Consortium for the Protection of Mozzarella di Bufala Campana and the University of Naples “Federico II” are organizing the first International Conference on Buffalo Mozzarella and Milk Products, which will be held in Naples, at the UNINA Conference […]

The Newsletter n°40 is out!

Dear all, The newsletter N° 40 is finally out, and it is dedicated to the 5th IBF Course on Buffalo Management and Industry (9-19 May 2023), which was organized after the long period of the COVID pandemic by the IBF together with the CREA Research Centre for Animal Production and Aquaculture in Monterotondo, Rome (Italy). […]


As you all know the the XIII World Buffalo Congress will take place In Caracas, Venezuela, from 22 to 24 November 2023. Please save the date in your calendars. All the information regarding the Congress can be found in the  website https://criabufalosvenezuela.com/en/home/ Deadline for Abstract presentation has been extended to June 15th. Short_AUTHOR’S SUBMISSION GUIDELINES […]

Buffalo newsletter 39 January 2023

Buffalo Newsletter No. 39 is finally ready for you. The contents are listed below The World Buffalo Congress, scheduled in October 2022 in Wuhan, China, was cancelled due to the pandemic. IBF members elected the new  President Nicola Fabbozzo and Venezuela as host the 13th World Buffalo Congress, in Caracas from November 13 to 15, […]


5th IBF TRAINING COURSE ON BUFFALO MANAGEMENT AND INDUSTRY organized by the International Buffalo Federation and CREA – Animal production and Aquaculture of Monterotondo (Rome) will take place in Italy on 9-19 May 2023. The course will give the participants a general overview of the main Italian industrial, commercial, and research entities. The topics addressed […]

WEBINAR 4 From raw milk to dairy products online on YouTube

Dear all, We are happy to announce the 4th IBF-CREA webinar BUFFALO FARMING ON AIR: FROM FARM TO FORK: From raw milk to dairy products” video recording is now online on the IBF YouTube channel PART 1: Udder morphology and milkability Prof Antonio Borghese, General Secretary of International Buffalo Federation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pB67wSZnsWA PART 3: Traceability system […]

Venezuela Candidature for XIII World Buffalo Congress

The International Buffalo Federation Secretariat is happy to announce the candidature of Venezuela to host the 13Th World Buffalo Congress to be held in Caracas, during 15-17 November 2023, with Mr. Nicola Fabbozzo as the IBF President candidate. Below you can find the candidature letter and the supporting letters CARTA AVAL CONVECAR Carta Aval FCV […]