Innovations to reduce the use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in LMICs (WP1615)

This workshop brought together experts from the global South and North across academia, industry, the public and private sector to identify and prioritise opportunities for new and improved vaccines and other alternative solutions to reduce the use of antimicrobials in livestock production and aquaculture.

Useful reading

Global trends in antimicrobial use in food animals (PNAS, 2015)

Review of evidence on antimicrobial resistance and animal agriculture in developing countries (ILRI, 2015)

Report of the meeting of the OIE ad hoc group on prioritisation of diseases for which vaccines could reduce antimicrobial use in animals (April 2015)

The Pew Charitable Trusts ‘Alternatives to Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture (July 2017)

Common approach of G7 CVOs on the definitions of therapeutic, responsible and prudent use of antimicrobials in animals (G7, October 2017)

IDRC website



We asked eight participants for their ideas on the best practices to globally tackle antimicrobial resistance in food-producing animals.

At our AMR event in June 2016, we asked participants “What is the threat posed by AMR in your country and what is your country doing to tackle this?”

Wed 11 - Fri 13 April, 2018

Wiston House

Wilton Park
Wiston House, Steyning
West Sussex
BN44 3DZ
+44 (0) 1903 815 020
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Event no:
Sustainable development and the environment
AMR, antibiotics, antimicrobial resistance, drugs, health, medicine

Published outputs





Innovations to reduce the use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in LMICs (WP1615)

Published: 19 Jun 2018


Robin Hart: Programme Director

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