Laura Higham

Laura Higham


Laura is a veterinary consultant in sustainable agriculture at FAI (Food Animal Initiative), working alongside food businesses to drive sustainability in commercial animal supply chains, with a focus on animal welfare and responsible antibiotic use. She is currently finalising her PhD at The Global Academy for Agriculture and Food Systems at Edinburgh University, on the intersect between animal treatment and sustainability in agriculture and veterinary settings. Laura is also the founder and director of social enterprise Vet Sustain, championing sustainability in the veterinary professions.

The Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) Crisis & What we Can do to Prevent it

Soil Tent

Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) is a systemic issue deeply ingrained in our food and farming system. We know that AMR is driven by consumption of antibiotics by humans and animals, but the issue is wider than this. Agrichemical inputs also play a role, and depletion of the soil is exacerbated by AMR. Antibiotics (and resistant bacteria) […]