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Trade and production
 
Event
27 August 2017
Balancing competing interests and opportunities for better wastewater governance

The water crisis has been described as largely a governance crisis, however the role of wastewater has been overlooked in this discussion. With growing interest in harnessing the potential of...

Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
 
Blog Post
15 March 2017
Why does animal health matter?

Hand on your heart: Is animal health one of your main considerations when you think about international development cooperation or food security?

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
 
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
 
Slides
30 August 2016
Good practices: Livestock production with minimal use of antibiotics

Presented by My Salman at the seminar "Antimicrobial resistance; linkages between humans, livestock and water in peri-urban areas" at the World Water Week, 29th August 2016.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
25 August 2016
How cramming our food with pharma can send our healthcare back to the Dark Age

Looking at antimicrobial resistance from the view of international policy with Cecilia Nordin Van Gansberghe

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Food systems
Urban Animals: Balancing Good and Bad
 
News Story
7 June 2016
Farm animals come to cities, is it good or bad?

More than half of the world’s seven billion people live in urban areas – a proportion that is set to increase to 69% by 2050. Rapid urbanization will increase the demand for food security, nutritious diets and food safety for urban populations.

Health and nutrition
 
News Story
17 March 2016
EAT Foundation is set to bring about sustainable and healthy food systems

Launched on the 17th of March 2016, the EAT Foundation has an ambition to reform the global food system under the vision of “healthy food from a healthy planet”. The initiative is co-funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Stordalen Foundation, who will each invest £3 million in EAT Foundation over the next 3 years.

Health and nutrition
Linkages between Water, Sanitation and Food and Nutrition Security
 
News Story
23 February 2016
Bringing the pieces together: Our Expert Group works on the links between water, sanitation and food production

The Sustainable Development Goals framework includes the ambition to provide all people with access to safe water, sanitation and food. However, despite multiple linkages between water, sanitation and food production, these sectors are often handled separately. Holistic approach to water, sanitation and food production is also rare in the development cooperation work.