Avoiding meat and dairy: a one-size-fits-all measure to deal with our planet’s environmental problems or a real option for the 1.3 billion people depending on livestock to assure their livelihood and food security?

Avoiding meat and dairy: a one-size-fits-all measure to deal with our planet’s environmental problems or a real option for the 1.3 billion people depending on livestock to assure their livelihood and food security?

Once again, the debate on sustainable diets and in particular on (not) eating animal-derived products is resurfacing in the media, as illustrated most recently by an article in The Guardian. The paper reported on a study by J. Poore and T. Nemecek entitled ‘Reducing...
One Health and Agroecology go hand-in-hand

One Health and Agroecology go hand-in-hand

On the occasion of the 2nd International Symposium on Agroecology (3-5 April 2018, Rome) Hervé Petit of VSF International participated to a panel session on Agroecology, Health and Nutrition, explaining how Agroecology and One Health go hand-in-hand. The concept of...
VSF International has two new members

VSF International has two new members

At the annual meeting held in Lisbon on 7th October, VSF International welcomed two new members of the network: VIVA and VSF Sweden. VIVA (Volunteers in Irish Veterinary Assistance) was founded in 1999 to assist livestock aid programmes in the Developing World. VIVA...

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