How to make your cow happy – and managers, too!

After a week of field experiences, including discussions with veterinarians and farmers, after visiting Milk chilling plants and the agricultural university and after some exciting hours of preparation… it’s time to give back: our managers, most of them veterinarians and/or a background in Animal Health are asked to develop and to run a training for…

Visiting a Cocoon market

There are two big cocoon markets in Tamil Nadu (South India) where farmers gather in the early morning and sell the harvest. One of these markets is in Coimbatore. Farmers from 100 km away are coming here. 1.5 tons are sold daily at the market. With our manager group participating in our Making More Health…

Understanding basics about small farm holders’ life in South India

  After the successful implementation of the Making More Health Insights week in India – more than 100 managers from Boehringer Ingelheim participated in the last 2,5 years – this time a new pilot week “MMH in action” has been launched. MMH in Action aims to focus on specific target groups in our focus area…

7weeks in India – Meeting the cashew nut maker

Cashew nuts are a popular snack – probably all over the world – and a healthy food source, full of energy, antioxidants and minerals. Have you ever seen where they grow and how the processing from the tree to the final nice eatable nut works? We visit a rural region in the surroundings of  Pondicherry,…

A travel to India – Ready to go

The backpack is ready.  The hours before starting a travel are always spcial – when you pack and unpack, reorganize and reflect if you have thought of all necessary things. You get the basics into the backpack, then you start thinking that one or another detail could be added unless you find that it is…