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In our media centre you can find a collection of news, photographs, video clips, radio reports and documents that follow our work. Unless otherwise stated, VSF has the copyright to all downloadable multimedia files. The publication (print, web etc.) is free of charge only in connection with an article about VSF.

Tuesday 09. August 2022 / Category: Report, Maasai, Sandawe, Environment, Pastoralists
The Maasai in East Africa are one of the many indigenous peoples on our planet. | © Veterinarians without borders

Indigenous people comprise less than five per cent of the world population. Often these people live a life on the margins of society, because their traditional ways of life are considered outdated. Yet, indigenous peoples play a significant role in preserving world’s biodiversity in the ecosystems in which they have lived for centuries. In addition, each of these peoples contribute...

Friday 19. February 2021 / Category: Report, Sandawe, Mobile Agrar-Schule
Meshack Dionis attended our trainings last year. During our visit he showed us his pearl millet field and then planted a fig seedling. © | Veterinarians without Borders

Our project to help small-scale farmers in Tanzania in the form of a mobile school has entered its third year of implementation. Whereas our activities have so far been largely limited to the Dodoma region in the heart of Tanzania, this year we plan to hold training courses across the country. From Lake Victoria in the west of the country to the Pacific coast in the east we...

Wednesday 12. August 2020 / Category: Report, Fieldwork, Sandawe, Mobile Agrar-Schule, Global Food
VSF trainee Bernadeta Philipo is thankful for the good pumpkin harvest this year. | © Veterinarians without Borders

Pumpkins are among the oldest cultivated plants in the world and are not only popular in our country. For the Sandawe in East Africa, they are an important staple food and are regularly on the menu of every family. Reason enough for VSF staff member John Laffa and the trainees of our project Mobile school for Sandawe agro-pastoralists to also plant pumpkins. Fortunately,...

Friday 24. July 2020 / Category: Report, Fieldwork, Sandawe, Mobile Agrar-Schule, Global Food
VSF trainee Meshack Dionis proudly shows us his first rice harvest! | © Veterinarians without Borders

Meshack Dionis is proud of his first rice harvest! Last year he took part in our ongoing training programme Mobile school for Sandawe agro-pastoralists. Thanks to heavy rainfalls in his region, Meshack has decided to grow rice. The young plants were provided to him by with Veterinarians without Borders.

"The rice is of very good quality!", tells us Meshack during...

Tuesday 06. August 2019 / Category: Report, Mobile Agrar-Schule, Sandawe, Picture
VSF-trainees visiting the agricultural exhibition in Dodoma. | © Veterinarians without Borders

The participants of our current project "Mobile school for Sandawe agro-pastoralists" are currently visiting an agricultural exhibition in Dodoma (Tanzania). Project Manager John Laffa is very satisfied with his students: "They are very motivated and open to new things. Whether animal farming, cultivation of grains or processing of agricultural products, they want to expand their...

Tuesday 05. March 2019 / Category: Report, Sandawe, Mobile Agrar-Schule
An independent life in the country or an existence in the slums of Africa's megacities? The training project of VSF aims at securing a solid livelihood in their homeland even for future generations of Sandawe. | © Veterinarians without Borders

An increasing number of young Sandawe are forced to abandon their land and leave their home to work as day labourers in the large cities. Instead, a life in the slums of the megacities is predefined. In order to prevent this development, Veterinarians without Borders have launched a mobile school for livestock farming and agriculture.

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Our Tanzanian employee John Laffa wishes all supporters and friends of Veterinarians without...

Steam cooking in the traditional way

Sweet potatoes are very popular in Africa. In Tanzania, many small traders sell steamed sweet...

Maasai student Lucas Moreto successfully finishes diploma course!

We congratulate our Maasai student Lucas Moreto! As reported, Lucas is studying law at the TUDARCO...

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