Monthly Archives: November 2016

About Camel Milk~With Bactrian Perspectives

Originally posted on Natural Health with theCamel Milk:
Camels’ milk is the king of the milk kingdom, said by the Bactrian camel keepers in the Central Asia. It is the first choice for health maintenance. They think that their milk…

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Beating plague: Rinderpest is the second disease to be eradicated from the earth

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
ILRI veterinary epidemiologist Jeff Mariner presenting his research at a meeting of the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) (photo credit: OIE). A disease that has devastated the planet for millennia has been eradicated. An international…

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ILRI, FAO and Kenya veterinary service providers discuss control of peste de petits ruminants

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Participants of a joint meeting held by ILRI and FAO to discuss control of Peste de Petits Ruminants (PPR) in Kenya (Photo credit: ILRI/Samuel Mungai). Peste des petits ruminants (PPR), also known as ‘goat plague’, is…

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Tropical animal diseases and veterinary public health: ILRI at first AITVM/STVM joint conference

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
ILRI participants in the joint meeting From 4-8 September 2016 more than 250 researchers from 55 different countries met in Berlin, Germany, in the historic buildings of the Humboldt University for the first joint conference…

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Dairy goes green: New tool will enable smallholders to swap GHG emission reductions for carbon credits

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Dairy cow in Embu, Kenya (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann). By unlocking carbon credit markets, first-of-its-kind methodology looks to boost financing for smallholder farms, green the livestock sector The new dairy methodology is a key to…

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