With your financial support you will enable implementation of our projects. Learn more about how it works. Thank you very much!


Our newsletter keeps you informed about our projects. You can sign up here.


You are here: vsf » Media library

Media library

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.

Tuesday 31. October 2017 / Category: Report, Pastoralists, Environment, Cattle

Pastoralism is characterized by many advantages:

  • securing jobs and incomes of small communities (200 million people worldwide)
  • contributes to food and nutrition security
  • presents the best agricultural system to keep marginal lands inhabited and productive
  • stands for sustainable management of natural resources
  • contributes to the preservation of...
Wednesday 04. October 2017 / Category: Report, Maasai, Pastoralists, Cattle

In many places animals have to live a life that is unethical and far from being species-appropriate. Worldwide demand for animal products is rising. Animals often have to bear the consequences of the increasing pricing pressure.

The Maasai in East Africa show how livestock farming can be carried out with dignity and in harmony with nature - like they have done for thousands of years. They...

Friday 11. August 2017 / Category: Report, Environment, Pastoralists, Cattle

Worldwide, there are around 200 million pastoralists, who depend on animal husbandry and the sale of animal products. This way of life has been adapted for centuries to the natural realities of the region and

  • is centred around livestock
  • relies on herd mobility
  • depends on community-based land tenure and access rights
  • builds on traditional knowledge
  • ...
Monday 07. August 2017 / Category: Report, Environment, Pastoralists, Cattle

With Agenda 2030, the United Nations have set goals for sustainable development for the people, the planet and prosperity. The crucial contribution of livestock farming to the achievement of these objectives was explained during a UN forum on sustainable development.

  • 70% of milk in countries such as Kenya or india comes from small-scale farms.
  • 75% of the poorest people...
Friday 03. March 2017 / Category: Report, Pastoralists
Die Maasai züchten vor allem Zeburinder

Pastorale Viehzüchter tragen in vielen Gebieten der Erde zum landwirtschaftlichen Wertzuwachs bei. Und das schon seit Jahrtausenden! Sie nutzen selbst Land in Trockengebieten oder schwer zugänglichen Bergtälern. Voraussetzung dafür sind Nutztierrassen, die den lokalen Gegebenheiten perfekt angepasst sind und Krankheiten, Dürre oder Parasiten gut standhalten.

Die Maasai halten ihre Tiere...

Friday 24. February 2017 / Category: Report, Pastoralists
Das Land der Maasai während der RegenzeitDas Land der Maasai während der Trockenzeit

Pastoralisten, wie etwa die Maasai, sind in hohem Maße von den vorherrschenden Wetterbedingungen abhängig. Da das Vieh auf Naturweiden gehalten wird, muss es in Zeiten der Trockenheit zu fruchtbareren Weideplätzen gebracht werden. Das Ziehen von einem Weidegebiet zum anderen hat viele Vorteile für die Natur:

  • Verbesserung der Bodenqualität
  • Effizienter Umgang mit Ressourcen
  • ...
Friday 17. February 2017 / Category: Pastoralists

Laut einer Schätzung der UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) gibt es weltweit rund 500 Millionen pastorale Viehhalter. In Afrika südlich der Sahara sind 16% der Bevölkerung Pastoralisten. Sie betreiben extensive Viehhaltung.

Nutztierhaltung nach kleinbäuerlichen Strukturen trägt wesentlich zum Erhalt der Ökosysteme und zum Erhalt der Artenvielfalt bei. In den...

Thursday 09. February 2017 / Category: Report, Pastoralists
Maasai-Hirte hütet die Tiere seines Dorfes

Das VPH Journal der International Veterinary Student's Association (IVSA) hat in seiner neuesten Ausgabe einen Artikel von Tierärzte ohne Grenzen Deutschland mit dem Titel „Pastoralists as Stewards of the Environment“ veröffentlicht. Dieser Artikel veranschaulicht die bedeutende Rolle der pastoralen Viehhaltung (<link...

Displaying results 21 to 28 out of 28

< Previous






World Veterinary Day | © World Veterinary Association

World Veterinary Day

The 2024 World Veterinary Day has the theme "Veterinarians are essential health workers"....


VSF International is looking for a Communication Officer

Our parent organization Vétérinaires sans Frontières International (VSF-Int) is looking for a...


VSF-International is looking for experts in the field of One Health | © VSF-International

VSF International is looking for a One Health Expert and an Advocacy Officer One Health

Our parent organization Vétérinaires sans Frontières International (VSF-Int) is looking for new...

Weitere News


John Laffa sends Christmas greetings from Tanzania

Our Tanzanian employee John Laffa wishes all supporters and friends of Veterinarians without...

Steam cooking in the traditional way

Sweet potatoes are very popular in Africa. In Tanzania, many small traders sell steamed sweet...

Maasai student Lucas Moreto successfully finishes diploma course!

We congratulate our Maasai student Lucas Moreto! As reported, Lucas is studying law at the TUDARCO...

Weitere Clips
Member of the network VSF International
VSF International