Milk from State contains least quantity of antibiotic residue, says study

By | December 13th, 2015|News NLF|

Last Saturday the Indian Donor and Knowledge Holders Meeting, sponsored by Natural Livestock Farming took place in Bangalore. The main purpose of the meeting was to crate an Indian Knowledge Application Platform for NLF. The mission was to achieve "One Health" (human, livestock and environment) based on natural products and holistic knowledge. See also article [...]

Widespread misunderstanding about antibiotic resistance threatens public health – UN health agency

By | November 17th, 2015|News NLF|

A recent multi-country survey revealed that people are confused about the rising threat of antibiotic resistance to public health and are unclear about how to prevent it from growing. […]


World Bank officials learn about Natural Livestock Farming

By | November 11th, 2015|News NLF|

A group of 11 World Bank officials working on food safety visited the organic Remeker farm in Lunteren, the Netherlands on Tuesday 10 November 2015. The group is visiting the Netherlands as part of a first ‘Learning journey on food safety’. The aim of the learning journey is to get state of-the-art insights from science and practice, have discussions with policy makers, interact with companies, visit stakeholder organizations and authorities involved in managing food safety in the Netherlands. […]


Report from CDDEP on antibiotics

By | November 2nd, 2015|News NLF|

Please read the report “The state of the world’s antibiotics 2015” from CDDEP. […]


BIFAD 2015 AWARD for Dr. Getachew Gebru Tegegn

By | October 26th, 2015|News NLF|

The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) honored Dr. Getachew Gebru Tegegn, our Ethiopian partner in the E-Motive Exchange project, for his meritorious contributions to the "PARIMA Pastoral Women's Collective Action Project in Ethiopia and Kenya.

View on Dutch Organic Dairy sector

By | October 21st, 2015|News NLF|

As requested on the evaluation day at 4th October of the India/Uganda/Ethiopia/Dutch exchange in the Netherlands, more background information on organic dairy farming in the Netherlands so far. Hereby just a start. This document include an outline of the Dutch production situation, both organic and conventional, Dutch legislations and opportunities for conversion to organic farming, [...]

International Association Natural Livestock Farming launched!

By | October 12th, 2015|News NLF|

During a vibrant international event in the city council hall of the province of Overijssel in Zwolle, the Dutch platform 'Natuurlijke Veehouderij' and the international association for Natural Livestock Farming was launched on 1 October 2015. Farmers, veterinarians and dairy experts from India, Uganda, Ethiopia and Netherlands work together to minimize the use of antibiotics [...]

POLICY BRIEF: The transition to Natural Dairy Farming

By | October 12th, 2015|News NLF|

Towards milk production with minimal use of antibiotics and other chemicals With the increasing intensification of dairy farming worldwide, the use of antibiotics and other chemicals is growing. In this process the effect of excessive antibiotic use, in the form of Antibiotic/Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR), is causing international alarm. Antibiotic resistant microorganisms are causing human deaths, [...]

International symposium: Green solutions for reducing antibiotics

By | July 31st, 2015|News NLF|

Green solutions for reducing antibiotics International collaboration to promote the use, validation and marketing of herbal products in dairy farming This symposium will highlight the current state of knowledge on the use of herbal products, as well as other green solutions, to reduce antibiotic use in dairy farming in the Netherlands, India, Ethiopia and Uganda. It [...]

Review of Evidence on Antimicrobial Resistance and Animal Agriculture in Developing Countries

By | July 30th, 2015|News NLF|

Interesting article on ILRI website: the rise of antimicrobial resistance (lethal) and animal agriculture (critical): Their links in developing countries […]