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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.

Friday 22. February 2019 / Category: Report, Events
© Tierärzte ohne Grenzen

Die Plattform Österreichische Tierärztinnen & Tierärzte für Tierschutz lädt zur 10. ÖTT-Tagung "Tierschutz - Über die Lebensqualität von Tieren".

2. Mai 2019

Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien

Die Einladung mit dem genauen Programm und den Anmeldeformalitäten finden Sie <link...

Wednesday 20. February 2019 / Category: Report, Vaccination for Africa
Machen Sie mit bei IMPFEN FÜR AFRIKA und helfen Sie den Sandawe in Ostafrika! | © Tierärzte ohne Grenzen

Unsere Schwerpunktaktion IMPFEN FÜR AFRIKA findet heuer von 20.-26. 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 Mobile Schule für Sandawe Agro-Pastoralisten zugute.

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

Monday 18. February 2019 / Category: Report, Jobs

The OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health) has a job vacancy in its Regional Activities Department based in Paris. Required language skills:

* English fluently (the organisation's working language)
* French fluently (main task is to support the "Veterinary Paraprofessional" program in West Africa)

Please <link...

Monday 14. January 2019 / Category: Report, Global Food, Poor food hygiene
© Veterinarians without Borders

Our comments on the issue of food fraud over the last few weeks may have raised the question on measures suited to improve consumer safety. Prof. Dagmar Schoder is head of the working group "Global Food Safety" at the Vetmeduni Vienna. She says: "We need a powerful, efficient food control at global level. A task force should be set up to act...

Thursday 10. January 2019 / Category: Report
The raw materials for our food are often produced in countries where controls are still inefficient | © Veterinarians without Borders

An increasing quantity of resources, that were produced in Europe in the past, nowadays originates from Southeast Asia or Africa. As for vitamin supplements, even 90 % are produced in China. However, food control is still inefficient in these countries. The oigin of many ingredients is often no longer transparent.

Friday 21. December 2018 / Category: Report

Tuesday 18. December 2018 / Category: Video

Our Tanzanian employee John Laffa wishes all supporters and friends of Veterinarians without Borders a merry Christmas!

Monday 17. December 2018 / Category: Global Food, Poor food hygiene, Report

The probability of food fraud depends essentially on three factors:

  1. Is there direct contact between manufacturers and consumers? - Direct contact assures an active feedback loop and hence immediate control. The producer feels obliged to the consumer.
  2. Code of honor - Do producers and retailers adhere to appropriate value systems and quality...
Wednesday 12. December 2018 / Category: Global Food, Poor food hygiene, Report

Each food scandal is the result of - simplified - either a mistake or intention. The desire to obtain a financial or economic advantage leads some food producers to fraudulent conduct. Others, in turn, misinterpret risks and situations in a grossly negligent way.

However, food fraud is not a phenomenon of modern times. It has existed ever since food was traded for...

Monday 10. December 2018 / Category: Poor food hygiene, Land conflicts, Report

70 years ago this very day, the United Nations adopted the Declaration of Human Rights. It assumes that all people have the same fundamental rights - regardless of their nationality, their ethnic group or their religion. Although the Human Rights are recognised by most states in principle, compliance with the declaration is still not a matter of course in many countries. This...

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Meshack Dionis attended our trainings last year. During our visit he showed us his pearl millet field and then planted a fig seedling. © | Veterinarians without Borders

Mobile agricultural school is now in its third year

Our project to help small-scale farmers in Tanzania in the form of a mobile school has entered its...


Hirtenvölker, wie die Maasai, pflegen ein sehr inniges Verhältnis zur Natur und ihren Tieren. | © Tierärzte ohne Grenzen

Wussten Sie schon, dass Pastoralisten ein Viertel aller Landflächen weltweit beweiden?

So leisten Hirten weltweit einen wesentlichen Beitrag zur Ernährungssicherheit selbst in den...


Die pastorale Lebensform ist eine der ältesten, die wir kennen, und ist dennoch richtungsweisend für unsere Zukunft. | © Tierärzte ohne Grenzen

Würden Sie beim Begriff „Ökosystemdienstleister“ an Hirten denken?

Nein? Das wäre jedoch durchaus naheliegend. Denn Hirtenvölker pflegen eine Lebensweise, die...

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Steam cooking in the traditional way

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

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...

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