This workshop is organised by The AgriFoSe2030 programme to discuss the importance of livestock systems in urbanizing environments. Participants will be discussing the impacts and implications...
This policy brief provides findings and recommendations from the Triple-L research initiative how to build resilience among pastoralists in West Pokot, Kenya.
Results from a research at SLU have shown that administration of antimicrobials to food-producing animals is regarded as a major contributor to the overall emergence of resistance in bacteria...
Understanding land-use transitions requires moving from simplistic and linear representations of both their causes and the processes of change to interaction among many factors at different spacial and temporal scales.
Uganda has the fastest growing pig production in sub-Saharan Africa.
Droughts, heat, erratic rainfall and floods can leave cows, sheep and goats with little to graze on. Changing climate will affect production of feed for livestock too. Harsh and extreme weather conditions can also reduce reproductive ability and undermine health of animals.
Livestock are essential for food and nutrition security in sub-Saharan Africa. They serve multiple purposes and are economically important, contributing 20–40% of agricultural gross domestic...
Hand on your heart: Is animal health one of your main considerations when you think about international development cooperation or food security?
Antimicrobial resistance in the livestock sector is an emerging global threat associated with extensive non-rational use of antimicrobials.
This presentation was held at the international seminar 'Livestock Resources for Food Security in the Light of Climate Change' co-hosted by SIANI and SLU Global in Uppsala on the 11th of March 2016.