Antimicrobials in livestock: from scrutiny to action in low-income countries

The Livestock Antimicrobial Partnership (LAMP), an Action Network of GASL, hosted by SLU Global arranged on 17 November a webinar about antimicrobial use and resistance in the livestock sector in low-income countries. With more than 250 registrations from all over the world, the virtual event brought together technical experts from the World Bank, CGIAR, VSF, OIE, FAO and SLU to share their knowledge in six keynote presentations. The discussions provided an informed foundation for exploring ways towards a more medically rational and responsible use of antimicrobials in the livestock sector in low-income countries. 

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The Poultry Solution: Delivering More and Better Outcomes for Southern Africa Countries

On 24 November at 10:30 CET, join the Bold Actions for Food as a Force for Good session – The Poultry Solution: Delivering More and Better Outcomes for Southern Africa Countries, organized by the Bain & Company in collaboration with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU). The discussion is part of the 2-day pre-UN Food Systems Summit 2021, an event building towards the Summit. 

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International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists: A Mongolian proposal to the UN for 2026

During the 27th Session of the Committee on Agriculture (COAG27) of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) delegates discussed, among other important items, the proposal by the Government of Mongolia to establish the observance of an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists (IYRP)in 2026. More than 50 governments and 150 organizations expressed their support to the proposal, which was endorsed by COAG on 2 October 2020 and will be further considered for approval at the next session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.  

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Yolda Initiative, the new partner of GASL

Yolda Initiative is a nature conservation organisation working at international level for conserving biodiversity through research, advocacy, communication and by working in partnerships. Recognizing that humans, with their cultural diversity, are an integral component of ecosystems, Yolda focuses on the value of the traditional production systems, particularly mobile pastoralism in its many different forms all over the world, that benefit not only biodiversity and climate change mitigation & adaptation efforts but also multiple SDGs.

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