Chapter on Ethnovet in book on Medicinal Agroecology

By |2023-09-12T12:39:42+00:00September 12th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The recently published book entitled Medicinal Agroecology includes a chapter Ethno-Veterinary Science and Practices as alternative to antibiotics for certain veterinary diseases written by Dr. M.N.B. Nair and Prof. Natasan Punniamurthy. This chapter provides a historical perspective on EVP, current trends and medicinal plants and preparations used in India. The chapter continues to detail the [...]

Scientific and Practical Validation of Ethnoveterinary Medicine

By |2023-04-07T13:07:39+00:00April 7th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Ethnoveterinary Medicine is quickly gaining ground within India and elsewhere. This PP presents an overview of the Ethno Veterinary Practices, and the existing evidence according to farmers' practice, Western science and traditional Indian sciences, including Ayurveda scientific background.  It is brought together by Dr Nair and colleagues from Trans Disciplinary University in Bangelore, together with partners [...]

Book Ethnoveterinary Medicine 2020

By |2023-02-20T14:41:28+00:00February 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Going though old e-mails I encountered this book again, entitled Ethnoveterinary Medicine: Present and Future Concepts  (Springer 2020) edited by Lindy McGaw and Muna Ali Abdalla from Pretoria University, South Africa. The link provides the entry to the whole book. The book can be ordered here This important book contains three major parts, with a total [...]

Succesful IDF-NLF webinar Herbs for Mastitis Control

By |2022-12-21T14:19:45+00:00December 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|

On December 6 the International Dairy Federation (IDF) organized a succesful webinar together with NLF entitled Use of Herbs for Mastitis Control. Mastitis is the no 1 disease in dairy farming, for which most antibiotics are used for prevention and cure. Here you can find the PP's presented: Dr. Jorge Pinto Ferreira, Food Safety Officer [...]

Reviving lost Wisdom: New publications on Ethnovet Medicine

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

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 [...]

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2022

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

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) [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Ethno Veterinary herbal medicine presented at World Dairy Summit

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

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. [...]

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