Monthly Archives: April 2017

Easy Understandable But Important Features of Camel Milk

Originally posted on Natural Health with the Camel Milk:
According to a promo of Chinese Camel Milk Company of Xinjiang, the camels’ milk features are provided as following. The contents in brackets are provided by author for further details. With high…

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New Scientist reports on Nairobi study mapping out role of urbanization in zoonotic pathogen transmission

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
A cow in Kenya. An on-going study in Nairobi, Kenya is investigating how zoonotic pathogens are introduced to urban populations through livestock commodity value-chains (photo credit: ILRI/Paul Karaimu). A study by 12 Kenyan and UK institutions,…

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Animals, not people, should serve as sentinels of infectious diseases of both–Delia Grace

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
A girl shares the entrance to her house with a family of chickens in Oyo State, Nigeria (photo credit: ILRI/Mann). Researchers at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) argue in an opinion piece published yesterday…

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Draconian bans on urban livestock in developing countries ‘not the answer’–Guardian on ILRI report

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Customers at a milk bar in Ndumbuini in Kabete, Nairobi  (photo credit: ILRI/Paul Karaimu). Mark Tran in the Guardian‘s Poverty Matters Blog warns us this week not to keep chickens under our beds. On the…

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How the anti-meat mantra of rich countries hurts development in poor countries

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
ILRI Director General Jimmy Smith (photo credit: ILRI). Rich countries making bad food choices and consuming too much meat should not force their ideas about environmental and health issues and agricultural sustainability on the world’s…

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Jimmy Smith in Australia makes the case for greater investments in pro-poor livestock development

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Jimmy Smith, director general of ILRI (photo: ILRI/Paul Karaimu). The livestock sector plays a significant role in development, but Dr. Jimmy Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute, says this is not reflected in…

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2nd PENAPH Conference: Call for Course Proposals: Jan 10-12, 2018, Thailand

Originally posted on PENAPH:
2nd PENAPH Conference, January 10-12, 2018, Thailand Participatory Approaches in Animal Health, Public Health, One Health and Ecohealth Call for Pre and Post Conference Courses, Proposals Due June 15, 2017 The mission of The Participatory Epidemiology Network for…

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Happy Camel vs the Sad Cow

Originally posted on Natural Health with the Camel Milk:
The Scientists are agreed that the products, especially milk coming from a happy and comfortable animal are far better than the animal in distressed conditions with a sad feeling. Now it is…

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Ways Recommended to Turn Camel Again to its Future

Originally posted on Natural Health with the Camel Milk:
Members of the EC of ISOCARD, Dr. Raziq (right), Dr. Juboori (middle) and Rifat Jaseem (left) Though the concept is changing, generally camel is considered as the animal of backward and…

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International Camel Society Showed Serous Concerns on Important Camel Decline

Originally posted on Natural Health with the Camel Milk:
Source: International Camel Society Showed Serous Concerns on Important Camel Decline

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Superfood (Camel Milk) can Beat the Challenge of Superbug (Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics)

Originally posted on Natural Health with the Camel Milk:
Source: Superfood (Camel Milk) can Beat the Challenge of Superbug (Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics)

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Superfood (Camel Milk) can Beat the Challenge of Superbug (Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics)

Originally posted on Natural Health with the Camel Milk:
Source: Superfood (Camel Milk) can Beat the Challenge of Superbug (Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics)

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UN AND PARTNERS URGE RAPID RESPONSE TO FOOD CRISIS IN WEST AFRICA’S SAHEL REGION (UNNews)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
New York, Feb 15 2012  2:05PM Delegates at a meeting convened by the United Nations to draw up strategies to respond the humanitarian crisis in West Africa’s drought-prone Sahel region today called for comprehensive and rapid…

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HIGH LEVEL TASK FORCE ON GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY TO FOCUS ON ‘ZERO HUNGER CHALLENGE’ OBJECTIVES (UN News)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
New York, Jun 27 2012  6:05PM In the wake of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s High Level Task Force on Global Food Security will be reoriented to focus on a new…

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Coordinated action to combat hunger and undernutrition among people living in protracted crises.

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Photo credit: FAO Women in rural Chad make a wind-breaking fence to protect a nearby river. Global accord demands new approach to hunger and nutrition in protracted crises Framework for Action seeks coherent humanitarian and development…

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Urban malnutrition has evaded policymakers and researchers for a long time since it is a unique continuous process

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
? Photo credit: SciDevNet Copyright: Panos Undernutrition rampant in urban Sub-Saharan Africa by Calvin Otieno Speed read A programme is facilitating local assessment of undernutrition It provides a platform for key actors to identify and address undernutrition…

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Food, Agriculture and Social Change

Originally posted on Food Governance:
I am very happy to have contributed to a chapter in this exciting new book: Feeding Paradise? Corporeal Food Citizenship in the Galapagos Christine Franke, Jessica Duncan, and Stephen Sherwood Don’t forget to ask your…

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New book chapter explores how trade liberalization affects nutrition and health

Originally posted on AgHealth:
Locally made beef stew sold in Bagnon market at Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Informal food trade is less amenable to regulation and may be an important cause of foodborne disease (photo credit: ILRI/Valentin Bognan Koné). The…

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New FAO report discusses options for influencing food environments for healthy diets

Originally posted on AgHealth:
A man works in his vegetable field on the Barotse Floodplain, Zambia (photo credit: WorldFish/Anna Fawcus). A new publication by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) focuses on influencing food environments for…

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Where wealth and opportunity walk on four legs—AFKInsider

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Cattle grazing in Borena, Oromia, Ethiopia (photo credit: ILRI/Camille Hanotte). ‘It is fair to assume many private investors in Africa did not grow up milking a cow or shepherding cattle through the Sahara Desert. ‘But,…

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