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International symposium: Green solutions for reducing antibiotics, 1 October 2015

Green solutions for reducing antibiotics International collaboration to promote the use, validation and marketing of herbal products in dairy farming This symposium will highlight the current state of knowledge on the use of herbal products, as well as other green solutions, to reduce antibiotic use in dairy farming in the Netherlands, India, Ethiopia and Uganda. It [...]

By |2015-08-01T07:16:21+00:00August 1st, 2015|E-motive India exchange|0 Comments

Kabinet in actie tegen onjuist gebruik van antibiotica

Het kabinet wil het onjuiste gebruik van antibiotica terugdringen en zo het ontstaan van antibioticaresistentie tegengaan. Meer nadruk op infectiepreventie moet het aantal infecties in zorginstellingen verminderen. Er is een breed actieplan opgesteld met vertegenwoordigers van de zorgsector en andere betrokkenen. Het plan gaat uit van de one health-visie. Kern daarvan is dat menselijke gezondheidszorg en diergezondheidszorg [...]

By |2015-06-25T16:27:12+00:00June 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Review of Evidence on Antimicrobial Resistance and Animal Agriculture in Developing Countries

Interesting article on ILRI website: the rise of antimicrobial resistance (lethal) and animal agriculture (critical): Their links in developing countries Review of Evidence on Antimicrobial Resistance and Animal Agriculture in Developing Countries.pdf

By |2015-06-26T03:50:58+00:00June 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Herbs oust antibiotics

Because of restrictions on the use of antibiotics, livestock farmers are increasingly resorting to herbal remedies, bacterial drinks and other natural products to make and keep their animals healthy. Although there might not always be hard medical evidence, farmers sometimes get spectacular results from natural remedies. Please read this article in Wageningen World.

By |2015-06-17T10:07:25+00:00June 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Poor and rich people

The stories of Ugandan farmers have strengthened our resolve and enriched us. We want to commit more to biodiversity over here, on our own cold mudflats. We want to rally against the cry for ever-higher milk production. We want more, that’s true. We want more biodiversity, because that also makes us rich. Please find the [...]

By |2015-05-31T06:11:25+00:00May 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dutch delegation visited Ethiopian State Minister for Livestock Development

As part of the E-Motive Exchange visit (Exchange project between Netherlands and Ethiopia/Uganda on cattle breeding for resilient dairy farming and improved milk quality) a Dutch delegation of dairy experts visited the State Minister of Livestock Development in Ethiopia. The State Minister proudly presented the Ethiopian Livestock Master Plan for the next 15 years. This [...]

By |2015-03-31T19:23:37+00:00March 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments