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In our media centre you can find a collection of news, photographs, video clips, radio reports and documents that follow our work. Unless otherwise stated, VSF has the copyright to all downloadable multimedia files. The publication (print, web etc.) is free of charge only in connection with an article about VSF.

Wednesday 14. March 2018 / Category: Report, Vaccination for Africa, Fight back Tuberculosis

Es ist wieder soweit! Ab sofort können sich Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte in ganz Österreich für unsere erfolgreiche Aktion IMPFEN FÜR AFRIKA anmelden. Tierärzte in ganz Österreich impfen wie gewohnt Haustiere und spenden die Hälfte der Impfeinnahmen im Aktionszeitraum an Tierärzte ohne Grenzen.

Informationen zu unserem diesjährigen Spendenprojekt Fight back Tuberculosis: Neue...

Thursday 08. March 2018 / Category: Report, Maasai, Maasai Art, Land conflicts Maasai Art

Ein guter Grund, einmal über die Landesgrenzen hinaus zu blicken und über die Rolle der Frau in anderen Teilen der Welt zu reflektieren. Das Leben von Maasai-Frauen in Tansania etwa ist geprägt von einer ungewissen Zukunft. Es ist aber nicht nur die Sorge um das Wohl der Familie, die Gesundheit ihrer Viehherden oder die Angst, dass die nächste Regenzeit schlecht ausfallen oder ganz ausbleiben...

Tuesday 20. February 2018 / Category: Report, Maasai, Secure milk, Pastoralists, Environment

Lesen Sie diesen interessanten Artikel über die jahrhundertealten Praktiken der Maasai zur Aufbewahrung und Haltbahrmachung von Milch, erschienen am 17.2.2018 (Die Presse): <link...

Friday 16. February 2018 / Category: Report, Pastoralists, Environment

PASTRES (Pastoralism, uncertainty and resilience: Global lessons from the margins) is a research project aiming to learn from the ways that pastoralists respond to uncertainty, applying such 'lessons from the margins' to global challenges.

It aims to foster a conversation with other policy domains where uncertainty is pervasive, including financial systems, critical infrastructure...

Monday 04. December 2017 / Category: Report, Pastoralists, Environment

"The Governance of Rangelands" is the title of the currently released book by Herrera, Davies and Manzano Baena. The authors highlight in a total of 11 case studies the global diversity and complexity of pastoral systems in the light of different political and climatic backgrounds. They also highlight similarities and emphasise the importance of participatory approaches in which traditional...

Thursday 30. November 2017 / Category: Report, Pastoralists, Environment, Cattle

Did you know that the world's 20 largest meat and dairy corporations were responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions in 2016 than Germany? Or that the three largest producers of meat and dairy products emitted more greenhouse gases last year than all of France?

The justification that the need to feed the world and to meet the growing demand for animal products is flimsy. In fact, such...

Monday 27. November 2017 / Category: Report, Maasai scholarships, Fieldwork, Cattle

The so-called East Coast Fever (ECF) is a disease caused by parasites of cattle, goats and sheep in countries along the East African Pacific Coast. It is transmitted by ticks. In Tanzania, there is a general lack of veterinarians for the treatment of livestock.

In order to counteract this and other animal diseases, a project was launched in 2015 to provide training for qualified livestock...

Thursday 23. November 2017 / Category: Report

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) helps people affected by armed conflicts. To enhance their team ICRC is currently looking for veterinarians for foreign assignment. Details can be downloaded here as PDF.

For further information, please visit...

Friday 10. November 2017 / Category: Report, Pastoralists, Environment, Cattle

With the implementation of the so-called "Tanzania Livestock Master Plan" 2 million jobs are to be created in Tanzania over the next five years. Small rural farmers are to benefit most from these measures. The aim of this master plan is to increase the contribution of the dairy sector to Tanzania's GDP by 75%.

A chance for many, but what impacts can be expected for traditional livestock...

Monday 06. November 2017 / Category: Report, Pastoralists, Environment, Cattle

Austria and the EU support African countries with development measures to build up local markets and to improve people's outlook on life. At the same time, there are policies in Austria and at European level that are in conflict with these efforts. The umbrella organisation AG Globale Verantwortung is the Austrian platform for development and...

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Gleich im Kalender notieren: IMPFEN FÜR AFRIKA 14.-20.5.2018

Es ist wieder soweit! Ab sofort können sich Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte in ganz Österreich für...


Heute ist internationaler Tag der Frau

Ein guter Grund, einmal über die Landesgrenzen hinaus zu blicken und über die Rolle der Frau in...


Interview mit Prof. Dagmar Schoder (Die Presse)

Lesen Sie diesen interessanten Artikel über die jahrhundertealten Praktiken der Maasai zur...

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Mogira - Der "Einstein" unter den Kühen

Kuh Mogira zählt bereits 12 Jahre und hat neuerdings sogar gelernt, die Wasserpumpe selbst zu...

Link zum Video von Lucas Moreto, einem unserer Maasai-Stipendiaten

Unser Maasai-Stipendiat Lucas Moreto spricht über Beweggründe für sein Jusstudium

Lucas Moreto, einer unserer aktuellen Maasai-Stipendiaten, erzählt uns in diesem Video, weshalb er...

Unsere Arbeit in Afrika - Auch Sean Penn unterstützt unseren Ansatz für effiziente Hilfe vor Ort

In diesem Video geben wir Ihnen Einblicke in unsere vielfältige Arbeit vor Ort in Afrika. Sie...

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