Jennie Sölving, Chair, Committee for Agriculture, OECD, Secretary General’s annual Lunch Meeting

Within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), its Committee for Agriculture is working to support member and partner countries as they develop the policy measures needed to achieve a productive, sustainable and resilient global food system. The new Chair, Ms. Jennie Sölving from the Government of Sweden’s Offices, has just presided over the […]

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Kategori Antimicrobial resistance

C. Nordin Van Gansberghe, Senior Advisor: Sweden sponsors senior secondment to strengthen FAO’s AMR work

Through its development agency Sida, Sweden has decided to sponsor a secondment of a senior Swedish animal health and AMR (residues and pathogens) specialist to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for a period of maximum three years. Driving the secondment programme is both to strengthen the multilateral actors’ work and […]

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Kategori Animal health | FAO | Healthy animals

C. Nordin Van Gansberghe, senior advisor: GASL working on addressing AMR

Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL) http://www.livestockdialogue.org/ is a partnership of livestock sector stakeholders committed to the sustainable development of the sector. Its secretariat is lodged at FAO. The Agenda wants to build consensus on how to achieve sustainability with a wide participation from the public and private sectors, producers, research and academic institutions, NGOs, […]

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Kategori Antibiotics for animals | FAO | Livestock management | Okategoriserade | OneHealth

Elisabeth Backteman: Sharing experiences of the fight against AMR

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)has been called a slow tsunami as its effects only gradually become visible, as disease becomes virtually untreatable. The problem is complex, which is why we need to work ever closer together. Those of us in leading positions in agriculture, environmental care, public health, finance, trade and development cooperation need to clearly show […]

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Kategori Antimicrobial resistance