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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.

Saturday 04. April 2020 / Category: Report, Vaccination for Africa, Global Food

Food fraud can have consequences on health or financially. The latter are associated with additional costs for the consumer or economic losses for trade.

In terms of health, however, food fraud can lead to allergies or permanent physical damage, even to death of consumers!

Wednesday 01. April 2020 / Category: Report, Vaccination for Africa, Global Food
Food fraud = intentional deception of consumers with the aim of achieving a financial or economic gain. | © Veterinarians without Borders

Food fraud occurs when foodstuffs are placed on the market with the aim of achieving a financial or economic gain through intentional deception of consumers.

Thursday 20. February 2020 / Category: Report, Vaccination for Africa
Machen Sie mit bei IMPFEN FÜR AFRIKA - für gesunde Tiere, sichere Lebensmittel, gesunde Menschen! | © Tierärzte ohne Grenzen

Unsere Schwerpunktaktion IMPFEN FÜR AFRIKA findet heuer von 4.-10. Mai statt. In dieser Woche impfen TierärztInnen wie gewohnt Haustiere, und spenden die Hälfte der Impfeinnahmen für Tierärzte ohne Grenzen. Dieses Jahr kommen die Spenden unserem Projekt Globaler Lebensmittelbetrug - Zeit zu handeln zugute.

Sie sind Tierärztin/Tierarzt und wollen an unserer Aktion...

Wednesday 08. January 2020 / Category: Report



Thank you for everything you did to prevent cruelty to animals.
Thank you for your unbeatable efforts.
Thank you for the bright example you were to us all.
We will miss you.

Heli Dungler
Founder of "Four Paws"
1963-2020

Friday 27. September 2019 / Category: Report, Global Food, Environment, Pastoralists, Maasai
Small family farmers, such as the Maasai in East Africa, play an important role for a sustainable future for all of us. | © Veterinarians without Borders

The world population is growing. To feed the world and do it sustainably, an urgent and radical shift in our food systems is inevitable. The United Nations have proclaimed the Decade of Family Farming in order to give this paradigm shift the necessary scope. To foster biological diversity and sustainable food production instead of intensive farming...

Friday 20. September 2019 / Category: Report, Maasai
For Maasai pastoralists each of their cattle is an important source of food. | © Veterinarians without Borders

The annual migration of wildebeest between the Serengeti and the Maasai Mara in East Africa attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world. For the Maasai, this is an unfavourable time. It implies danger for their livestock, because wildebeest are vectors of the dreaded malignant catarrhal fever, a fatal viral disease of cattle and sheep. An international team of scientists has tested the...

Tuesday 20. August 2019 / Category: Report
The story of cattle in Africa – Why diversity matters. | © ILRI/CGIAR

The African continent is home to an extraordinary array of indigenous cattle. Their different sizes, shapes and colours reflect their diverse habitats - from the harsh fringes of the Sahara Desert in North Africa, to the drier areas of the Horn of Africa, to the wet tropical lowlands found along the Congo River, and on to the vast savannahs of Southern Africa. "The story of cattle in Africa - why...

Tuesday 13. August 2019 / Category: Report, Global Food
The situation is most alarming in Africa. One third of the African population is malnourished. | © Veterinarians without Borders

This alarming result was published by the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) in July. Thus, the number of malnourished people has increased for the third year in a row. The report can be found here.

Tuesday 06. August 2019 / Category: Report, Mobile Agrar-Schule, Sandawe, Picture
VSF-trainees visiting the agricultural exhibition in Dodoma. | © Veterinarians without Borders

The participants of our current project "Mobile school for Sandawe agro-pastoralists" are currently visiting an agricultural exhibition in Dodoma (Tanzania). Project Manager John Laffa is very satisfied with his students: "They are very motivated and open to new things. Whether animal farming, cultivation of grains or processing of agricultural products, they want to expand their...

Tuesday 30. July 2019 / Category: Report, Pastoralists
Sustainable pastoralism is not only a gain for the pastoralists themselves, but for entire national economies | © VSF-International

For the inhabitants of the East African steppe, pastoralism has always been the main source of income. However, non-traditional pastoral activities are increasingly contributing to the pastoral livelihoods, namely honey, tourism and fishing. The scientists D. M. Nyariki and D. A. Amwata have integrated all these aspects in their current study and investigated the value of pastoralism for Kenya's...

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04.04.20:

What are the effects of food fraud?

Food fraud can have consequences on health or financially. The latter are associated with...

01.04.20:

Food fraud = intentional deception of consumers with the aim of achieving a financial or economic gain. | © Veterinarians without Borders

What is food fraud?

Food fraud occurs when foodstuffs are placed on the market with the aim of achieving a financial or...

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Machen Sie mit bei IMPFEN FÜR AFRIKA - für gesunde Tiere, sichere Lebensmittel, gesunde Menschen! | © Tierärzte ohne Grenzen

Gleich notieren: IMPFEN FÜR AFRIKA, 4.-10. Mai 2020

Unsere Schwerpunktaktion IMPFEN FÜR AFRIKA findet heuer von 4.-10. Mai statt. In dieser Woche...

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John Laffa sends Christmas greetings from Tanzania

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

Maasai student Lucas Moreto successfully finishes diploma course!

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

Mogira - Der "Einstein" unter den Kühen

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

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