2 Dec

Audhumbla, VHC, SLU Uppsala and Zoom

Small ruminants, smallholders, global food security and emerging zoonoses

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Welcome to a seminar about small ruminants, smallholders, global food security and emerging zoonoses.


13:00 – 13:10 Welcome and Introduction
Jonas Johansson Wensman, SLU/SVA

13:10 – 13:50 The quest for health and sustainability in contrasting global livestock systems
Brian Perry, University of Edinburgh, UK

13:50 – 14:10 Smallholder farmers’ priorities: Animal disease a big worry for veterinarians, and one of many for smallholders
Klara Fischer, SLU

14:10 – 14:30 Investigations of infectious disease outbreaks in goats emanating from an increase in production Intensification: a case of Zambia
Musso Munyeme, University of Zambia, Zambia

14:30 – 14:50 Coffee break

14:50 – 15:10 Aspects concerning monitoring of emerging zoonoses
Ivar Vågsholm, SLU

15:10 – 15:35 Preparedness for infectious disease emergence
Tarja Sironen, University of Helsinki, Finland

15:35 – 16:00 Sustainability in lamb production requires new strategies against ticks and tick-borne infections
Erik Georg Granquist, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway


Time: 2021-12-02 13:00 - 16:00
City: SLU Uppsala and Zoom
Location: Audhumbla, VHC
Additional info:

No registration is needed, just show up at SLU or on Zoom.

Link to Zoom: https://slu-se.zoom.us/j/69477955452
Passcode: smallrumin


Elisabeth Rajala, researcher
Department of Biomedical Science and Veterinary Public Health, SLU
elisabeth.rajala@slu.se, +4618 67 20 36, +4673 801 33 56

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