In this guest blog post, Nicolas Mounard, CEO of Farm Africa, discusses the similar challenges faced by British and African farmers associated with uncertain trading conditions as well as growing and increasingly complex global demands.
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Presentation by Professor Ulf Magnusson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences/ SLU Global at the event: Low use of antimicrobials and healthy productive animals – a possible equation? At FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy 19th of October, 2016.
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 the risk for development of antimicrobial resistance, AMR.
A study by Benjamin Warner and Christopher Kuzdas, University of Massachusets recently published in the Climate and Development Journal looked into what happens in the Costa Rican agro-industrial before the dry season.
GGGW2016 will highlight four thematic priorities of energy, water, land-use and green cities that are central to achieving strong, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, and will engage high-level officials from government, multi-lateral development banks and international development agencies, private-sector leaders, and representatives from academia and non-governmental organizations.
The GAIN Nordic partners are pleased to invite representatives from companies, civil society organizations, universities, foundations and the public sector to share experiences on multi-sector platforms.