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Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance through improved livestock Health and Welfare

Objective

HealthyLivestock aims to reduce antimicrobial (AM) use by the pig and broiler industries in China and Europe, and consequent residues in meat and the environment, by improving animal health & welfare without compromising productivity. Phase 1, combining efforts from 5 Chinese and 8 EU academic partners, will include novel scientific approaches in 4 interlinked strategies to reduce AM need. 1) Biosecurity: reducing risk of pathogen presence within a farm through zoning-based Health & Welfare plans, including animal based indicators of success. 2) Resilience: increasing ability of animals to cope with endemic diseases, through novel stress-reducing housing systems and probiotic improvement of gut health. 3) Rapid detection: applying precision farming techniques to facilitate early detection, diagnosis and intervention of health & welfare problems. 4) Precision medication: using pharmacokinetics to target AM to only individuals or groups in need. Phase 2 will validate the technical innovations by establishing their societal acceptability and economic viability. It will also assess the relationships between the Health & Welfare plans, the level of pathogens on the farm and AM residues in product and manure. In phase 3 the project’s industrial partners dedicate their network and expertise to knowledge exchange. The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe will lead dissemination of the scientific findings through Technical Notes. China’s only animal welfare standard setting organisation ICCAW, and Europe’s leading organisation GLOBALG.A.P. will strengthen their Quality Assurance schemes. Zoetis, the world’s largest veterinary pharmaceutical company, will develop and disseminate their pig and poultry advisory apps for global use. Finally, HealthyLivestock will support Chinese and EU policy making through CAAS and its links with International Veterinary Collaboration for China, and through the forthcoming EU Animal Welfare Platform and Network of Welfare Reference Centres.

Call for proposal

H2020-SFS-2017-2
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Coordinator

STICHTING WAGENINGEN RESEARCH
Address
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
6708 PB Wageningen
Netherlands
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 713 460

Participants (23)

WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 470 062
Address
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
6708 PB Wageningen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
CENTRO RICERCHE PRODUZIONI ANIMALI- C.R.P.A. SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 452 375
Address
Viale Timavo 43/2
42121 Reggio Emilia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FRIEDRICH LOEFFLER INSTITUT - BUNDESFORSCHUNGSINSTITUT FUER TIERGESUNDHEIT
Germany
EU contribution
€ 373 125
Address
Sudufer 10
17493 Greifswald-insel Riems
Activity type
Research Organisations
FEDERATION OF VETERINARIANS OF EUROPE AISBL
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 307 025
Address
Avenue De Tervueren 12
1040 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
FOODPLUS GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 234 375
Address
Spichernstrasse 55
50672 Koln
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
IFIP-INSTITUT DU PORC ASSOCIATION
France
EU contribution
€ 324 932
Address
Rue Lespagnol 5
75020 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE POUR L'AGRICULTURE, L'ALIMENTATION ET L'ENVIRONNEMENT
France
EU contribution
€ 486 750
Address
147 Rue De L'universite
75007 Paris Cedex 07
Activity type
Research Organisations
PANSTWOWY INSTYTUT WETERYNARYJNY - PANSTWOWY INSTYTUT BADAWCZY
Poland
EU contribution
€ 401 000
Address
Partyzantow 57
24100 Pulawy
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 168 857
Address
Kings Gate
NE1 7RU Newcastle Upon Tyne
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
VITATRACE NUTRITION LTD
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 294 875
Address
Propylaion - Viomichaniki Periochi 18
2033 Lefkosia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ZOETIS BELGIUM SA
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 176 750
Address
Rue Laid Burniat 1
1348 Louvain La Neuve
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
INSTITUTE OF QUALITY STANDARDS & TESTING TECHNOLOGY FOR AGRO-PRODUCTS(IQSTAP) CHINESE ACADEMY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES (CAAS)
China
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
12 Zhongguancun South Street Haidian District
100081 Beijing
Activity type
Research Organisations
CHINA ASSOCIATION FOR THE PROMOTIONOF INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL COOPERATION
China
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
No.22 Maizidian Street Chaoyang District
100125 Beijing
Activity type
Other
CHUYING AGRO-PASTORAL GROUP CO LTD
China
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Xinzheng County-level City Henan Province
451162 Xinzheng
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BEIJING DABEINONG TECHNOLOGY GROUPCO. LTD
China
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
19F No.27 Zhongguancun Street
100080 Beijing
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
INSTITUTE OF ANIMAL SCIENCE (IAS), CHINESE ACADEMY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES (CAAS)
China
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
West Yuan Mingyuan Road 2 Haidan District
100193 Beijing
Activity type
Research Organisations
LANZHOU INSTITUTE OF HUSBANDRY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES OF CAAS
China
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
335, Jiangouyan, Qilihe, Gansu
730050 Lanzhou
Activity type
Research Organisations
NANJING AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY
China
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Tongwei Road 6, Weigang
210095 Nanjing
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
RESEARCH CENTER FOR RURAL ECONOMY, MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE
China
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
56 Xisi Zhuantahutong Xicheng District
100810 Beijing
Activity type
Other
SHANGDONG NEW HOPE LIUHE LLC
China
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Building 3 52 26 Jiushui Rode Laoshan District
266100 Qingdao
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PRODUKT + MARKT GESELLSCHAFT FUR MARKTFORSCHUNG UND MARKETINGBERATUNGMBH & CO. KG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 100 124
Address
Otto-lilienthal-strasse 15
49134 Wallenhorst
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ZOETIS ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT (SHANGHAI) CO, LTD
China
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Room 1051, 10F, No 35 Ri Jing Rd, Shanghai Pilot F Zone
200131 Shanghai
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
THE QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY OF BELFAST
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 490 000
Address
University Road Lanyon Building
BT7 1NN Belfast
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments