In order to recognise the worldwide value and importance of pastoralism, we support the proposal of the Mongolian government to adopt an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists.
One Health, a holistic approach to address the key challenges of livestock keepers in the South
The VSF International network, of which we are a member, focussed on the added value of One Health to improve the well-being of humans, animals and the environment in the South. Check out their new publications.
Livestock and climate change in the global South
Nowadays, livestock is often considered a major cause of greenhouse gas emissions, which are specific to industrial production systems. Conversely, the positive impact of family farming in the fight against climate change is little known and often underestimated.
Webinar : Covid-19 and the milk crisis
On the occasion of World Milk Day, we organize a webinar this Friday 29 May on the escalation of the milk crisis in West-Africa and Europe because of the Covid-19 crisis. With European and West-African experts and European MP Michèle Rivasi, we will focus on short- and long-term solutions for milk producers in Europe and West-Africa.
Film Festival “Perspectives on Pastoralism”
Vétérinaires Sans Frontières and CELEP organize a film festival about pastoralism on 15 October: 11 short films focusing on the lifestyle of nomadic herders and the problems they are facing around the world.
Policy Brief: Women empowerment through family livestock farming
In its sixth policy brief, Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Belgiums focuses on family livestock farming and its potential in ensuring rural women’s empowerment.