As we approach the 2026 Year of Rangelands, we must invest in rangeland restoration, monitor health, implement innovations, conduct research, and engage communities to improve rangeland health.
Farmers' initiatives in the 80s established the foundation of Sweden's low antibiotics consumption, and collaboration among key actors in the society further made low AMR in Sweden possible.
When it comes to agriculture, the role of ruminant livestock (e.g., cattle, sheep, and goats) in sequestering CO2 through grazing on the one hand, and in contributing to GHG emissions and other...
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on small livestock producers in low-income countries and worsened food insecurity. Assem Abu Hatab, Lena Krautscheid and Sofia Boqvist,...
Why should people in Sweden care about diseases in livestock in low- and lower-middle-income countries? This is a question that I have been asked on numerous occasions ever since I started my...
Zambian goat keepers need a formalized market structure and support with animal health. Only then the much-needed poverty reduction and livelihood resilience can be achieved.
On the 25th of November 2020, SEI and SIANI hosted a workshop to discuss how to address the burden of zoonotic diseases in the context of small-scale livestock husbandry in low- and middle-income countries, with a special focus on the health risks from exposure to excreta.
Why banning live animal markets could elevate the risks of disease transmission? And what is the alternative? Explore this versatile biosecurity framework.
The emergence and spread of zoonotic diseases, like COVID-19, starkly demonstrates that our health is connected with the health of animals and the environment.
Read this impact story about how SIANI raised the issue of antimicrobial resistance in livestock on the Swedish agenda.