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Reviving lost Wisdom: New publications on Ethnovet Medicine

During this World Antibiotics Awareness Week the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in India organised a webinar Ethno Veterinary Medicine - an alternative to antibiotics in the dairy sector. It included participation of different partners within NLF, as well as National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), FAO and International Dairy Federation (IDF). This event comes [...]

By |2022-11-23T10:48:01+00:00November 22nd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2022

The World Antibiotic Awareness Week takes place anually between 18 and 24 November. It is organized by global institutions such as the World Health Organization - and this year carries the slogan: Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together This year also includes a special occasion for NLF. On Monday November 21 the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) [...]

By |2022-11-14T19:47:25+00:00November 14th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clean milk production: what can be learned from the Netherlands and India?

The Netherlands and India are both famous for milk production - both in very different ways. What can be learned from both countries? For an African country like Ethiopia? A PP on this topic was presented and discussed on September 16 during the recent conference of the Ethiopian Society of Animal Production (ESAP). On basis [...]

By |2022-10-03T14:31:42+00:00September 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ethno Veterinary herbal medicine presented at World Dairy Summit

On September 13 the outcomes of the work on ethnovet medicine in India was presented by Prof. Punniamurthy during the World Dairy Summit of the International Dairy Federation (IDF) in Delhi, India. It was presented during the FAO-IDF session Innovative Solutions to AMR management under the title: Ethno Veterinary herbal medicine for clean milk production. [...]

By |2022-09-20T10:47:06+00:00September 20th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dutch Farmers in Distress!

Today Dutch farmers are facing difficult times, because of government regulations planned related to reduce the excess of Nitrogen excretion of the sector. Due to the use of artifical fertilizer and concentrates in the process of scale enlargement and intensification, excess Nitrogen excretion has been an issue in Dutch farming, including the dairy sector, for [...]

By |2022-08-25T13:24:59+00:00August 25th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

High interest for NLF at Indian Centre of Agricultural Research

As NLF foundation we were invited to present our activies to the Central Institute for Research on Cattle, part of the Indian Centre of Agricultural  Research (ICAR) - see invitation below. It generated much interest, especially because ethnovet medicine will now be included into undergraduate veterinary education all over India. Moreover, an order has been [...]

By |2022-04-06T14:08:28+00:00April 6th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Report NLF webinar Netherlands-Chile on natural calf health

On Thursday January 20 the first NLF webinar in Spanish was organized with interested parties in Chili, and contributions from both Chile and the Netherlands. Topic: Natural ways to reduce antibiotic use in dairy cattle, with emphasis on calf health.    The webinar was moderated by Ana Strappini. Here are the PP's of the speakers [...]

By |2022-02-08T15:47:40+00:00January 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NLF in global magazine on Antibiotic Reduction

NEW STRATEGY TO REDUCE ANTIBIOTICS IN DAIRY FARMING is our recent publication in the December  MISSET special issue entitled Antibiotic Reduction - Embracing the Challenge. It is a general description of the objectives,activities and outcomes of the NLF work in both smallholder dairy farming (India, Ethiopia and Uganda), and large scale dairy farming in the [...]

By |2021-12-14T10:48:10+00:00December 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New video on Calcium Deficiency in Dairy Cows

The collaboration between NLF and Agro-Eco is bearing its first fruits, with a new video on Calcium Deficiency in Dairy Cows. It presents numerous practical possibilities of how to prevent 'milk fever' in dairy cows under smallholder conditions, taking Indian dairy farmers as an example. Milk fever is one of the common cattle diseases amongst [...]

By |2021-12-09T15:25:46+00:00December 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SUCCES with NLF approach in ETHIOPIA

During the 2-day conference on Dairy Sector Transformationin Addis Ababa, organized by the Ethiopian Society of Animal Production (ESAP), the worldwide results of the Natural Livestock Farming approach were presented with experiences from India, Ethiopia, Uganda and The Netherlands. See NLF presentation at ESAP dairy conference This gained international interest, especfially because of the possibility [...]

By |2021-11-18T10:51:08+00:00November 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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