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Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Slides
25 October 2016
Breeding Programme and Infrastructure – The Case of Red Maasai Sheep in Kenya

This presentation was held by Emelie Zonabend König at the interntional seminar 'Livestock Resources for Food Security in the Light of Climate Change' co-hosted by SIANI and SLU Global in Uppsala...

Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Slides
25 October 2016
Towards identifying novel phenotypes in climate adapted livestock production

This presentation was held by Mizeck Chagunda/SRUC at the international seminar 'Livestock Resources for Food Security in the Light of Climate Change' co-hosted by SIANI and SLU Global in Uppsala...

Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Slides
25 October 2016
Livestock production in Sub-Saharan Africa: Prospects for exploiting resilient livestock genotypes in the light of climate change

This presentation was held by Okeyo, A. Mwai & J.M.K. Ojango at the international seminar 'Livestock Resources for Food Security in the Light of Climate Change' co-hosted by SIANI and SLU Global...

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
22 October 2016
The microbes are coming: it’s time to act!

Don’t you think it is amazing that joint replacement operations are possible? Or that pneumonia and tuberculosis are not a death-warrant diagnosis? Anyone who has ever had a bad gastro-intestinal infection would agree: the discovery of antibiotics is one of the most extraordinary achievements in medical science.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Event
19 October 2016
Low use of antimicrobials and healthy productive animals – a possible equation?

Antimicrobials are needed to keep livestock healthy and productive so the sector can provide  food for people. However, non-rational use of antimicrobials (AM) in the livestock sector increases...

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
10 October 2016
High-stakes decisions: Does livestock have a role in sustainable food systems?

Is it OK to keep eating meat? Or even milk, cheese and eggs? It’s almost guaranteed that this topic will come up whenever dinner table conversation turns to sustainability. Livestock production has been implicated in many of our biggest environmental challenges, from climate change to deforestation to the critical state of many coastal ecosystems.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Publication
29 September 2016
Antimicrobial Use in Livestock in Low-Income Countries

This policy brief identifies and explains the main reasons behind the rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) associated with improper use of antibiotics in the livestock sector. Focusing on the...

Trade and production
 
Video
20 September 2016
Delia Grace – Sustainable Agricultural Development for Food Security and Nutrition: What Roles for Livestock?

Ms Delia Grace, Program Manager at the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition at FAO, on the role of livestock for food security and nutrition with a focus on antimicrobial...

Trade and production
 
Video
20 September 2016
Stanley Liphadzi – Governance of Livestock Water resources and AMR

Dr. Stanley Liphadzi from the Water Research Commission, South Africa, provides examples of antibiotic leakages from livestock production into water systems. Part of the seminar "Antimicrobial...

Trade and production
 
Video
20 September 2016
My Sahlman – Good practices: livestock –production with minimal use of antibiotics

My Sahlman, Senior Veterinary Advisor at the Swedish Farmers Association provides examples of successful livestock production with no antibiotics use. Part of the seminar "Antimicrobial...