GFFA 2018: Antimicrobial resistance in Europe and beyond

Antimicrobial resistance, or AMR for short, is arguably the most important global health issue concerning not only human health but food security, agriculture, livestock, aquaculture, and the environment as well. It has already a negative impact on food safety, consumer confidence, and the sustainability of the agriculture sector. According to certain estimates by the year 2050, it will claim the lives of 10 million people per year, and cause us 2 to 3.5 percent, or USD 100 trillion, decrease in the global gross domestic product (GDP). The vast majority of the estimated losses will mainly occur in low and middle-income countries.Read More

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Biodiversity

Friedrich Wulf, pronatura

Women

Meike Spitzner, Wuppertal Institut
für Klima, Umwelt, Energie

Trade

Alessa Hartmann, PowerShift e.V.
Tobias Reichert, Germanwatch

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Marek Baumeister, Aktionsgemeinschaft Solidarische Welt e.V.

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Kai Kaschinski, fair-oceans

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László Maráz, Forum Umwelt und Entwicklung

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