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Disseminating Innovative Solutions for Antibiotic Resistance Management

Objective

The DISARM thematic network (Disseminating Innovative Solutions for Antibiotic Resistance Management) is focused on disseminating best practices from innovative farms and research on how to reduce antibiotic resistance in livestock farming. Antibiotic resistance management is not only important to farming, it can also lead to reduced effectiveness of antibiotics in treating humans. Tackling antibiotic resistance is a major strategic challenge for European livestock farmers, an industry worth over 145billion euros. Evidence shows that rates of antibiotic use and resistance vary greatly from farm to farm and, that with the adoption of appropriate innovative on farm management practices that both the use of antibiotics and the development of resistance can be reduced. Disseminating these effective management practices is at the heart of the DISARM project, which will work with farmers, vets, advisors, industry and researchers to identify and disseminate widely the most cost effective and beneficial strategies. This will be delivered by:
* Developing a 600 member multi-actor Community of Practice to share, debate and disseminate the most promising strategies to reduce antibiotic resistance in livestock farming;
* Producing 10 best practice guides, supported by 100 best practice abstracts and 100 short videos to explain how farms have successfully adopted innovative practices to reduce antibiotic resistance;
* Working with 40 farms (in 8 countries) to develop multi-actor farm health plans with at least 30 of these being used as case studies to show other farms how working with their vet, feed or equipment suppliers and advisory services can help them adopt a set of best practices suited to their farm;
* Run 80 events to disseminate best practices, hosted by farmers or research centres or hosted by DISARM beneficiaries but resulting from an intensive collaboration between a DISARM beneficiary and stakeholders from the livestock industry and to speak at 60 further industry events;
* Deliver 3 annual reports on the remaining challenges with antibiotic resistance which research or policy developments need to address.

Call for proposal

H2020-RUR-2018-1
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Coordinator

EIGEN VERMOGEN VAN HET INSTITUUT VOOR LANDBOUW- EN VISSERIJONDERZOEK
Address
Burg. Van Gansberghelaan 92 Bus 1
9820 Merelbeke
Belgium
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 334 660,11

Participants (14)

INNOVATION FOR AGRICULTURE
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 225 139,29
Address
Arthur Rank Centre Stoneleigh Park
CV8 2LZ Kenilworth Warwickshire
Activity type
Other
ZUIDELIJKE LAND- EN TUINBOUWORGANISATIE VERENIGING
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 250 114,29
Address
Onderwijsboulevard 225
5223 DE S Hertogenbosch
Activity type
Other
STICHTING WAGENINGEN RESEARCH
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 138 176,66
Address
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
6708 PB Wageningen
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNIVERSITEIT GENT
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 148 766,66
Address
Sint Pietersnieuwstraat 25
9000 Gent
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DU LAIT
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 109 469,16
Address
Boulevard Auguste Reyers 70
1030 Brussels
Activity type
Other
NUTRITION SCIENCES
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 61 836,66
Address
Booiebos 5
9031 Drongen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
LANDBRUG & FODEVARER F.M.B.A.
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 48 456,61
Address
Axeltorv 3
1609 Kobenhavn V
Activity type
Research Organisations
GEOPONIKO PANEPISTIMION ATHINON
Greece
EU contribution
€ 89 959,29
Address
Iera Odos 75
11855 Athina
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITATEA DE STIINTE AGRONOMICE SI MEDICINA VETERINARA DIN BUCURESTI
Romania
EU contribution
€ 84 720,11
Address
Bd Marasti 59 Sector 1
011464 Bucarest
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
ASOCIACION-NACIONAL DE PRODUCTORESDE GANADO PORCINO
Spain
EU contribution
€ 83 535,11
Address
Cl Juan Bravo, 67-1B
28006 Madrid
Activity type
Other
Association de Coordination Technique Agricole
France
EU contribution
€ 171 443,44
Address
Rue De Bercy 149
75012 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
SC ANGST RO SRL
Romania
EU contribution
€ 37 271,66
Address
Sos Bucaresti-tergoviste Nr 298
070000 Buftea
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
LATVIJAS LAUKSAIMNIECIBAS UNIVERSITATE
Latvia
EU contribution
€ 82 297,61
Address
Liela Iela 2
3001 Jelgava
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
COMITE DES ORGANISATIONS PROFESSIONNELLES AGRICOLE DE L UNION EUROPEENNE COPA ASSOCIATION DE FAIT
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 133 733,34
Address
Rue De Treves 61
1040 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other