Let’s have a look back at the highlights of 2021.
Transhumance information system
Discover the relevance and functioning of our digital information system for transhumant livestock keepers in the Sahel.
Activity report 2020
Find out about our key activities and the highlights of this unique year in our activity report.
One Health: improving health risk management in Niger
Between 2017 and 2020, we implemented a programme with Médecins du Monde in Niger. Our aim was to improve health risk management by strengthening human and animal health services. This pilot project was guided by the principles of the One Health approach.
Mitigating the ongoing crisis in the Sahel – the key role of pastoralists
Because of their predominance in the Sahel, pastoralists are at the heart of the current crisis. To best support them in this crisis, we call for specific measures for pastoralists, a comprehensive approach to security and development in the Sahel and an update of pastoral policies.
Activity report 2019
Discover the activities carried out by our teams in 2019 in our latest activity report.
One Health, a holistic approach to address the key challenges of livestock keepers in the South
The VSF International network, of which we are a member, focussed on the added value of One Health to improve the well-being of humans, animals and the environment in the South. Check out their new publications.
Livestock and climate change in the global South
Nowadays, livestock is often considered a major cause of greenhouse gas emissions, which are specific to industrial production systems. Conversely, the positive impact of family farming in the fight against climate change is little known and often underestimated.
Local milk, an emerging value chain in West Africa.
In West Africa, livestock keeping has been developed essentially in the Sudano-Sahelian area, where it is at the heart of the economy. Mali and Niger are the largest milk producers in the region, with herds numbering close to 10 million animals and cow’s milk production standing at 309 and 486 million litres per year respectively. These countries are also major … Read More
Activity report 2018
Discover our activity and financial reports for 2018. Each year, Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Belgium reports on its activities and projects over the past year. This is how we show our committment and accountability to our donors, volunteers, employees and partner organizations in Belgium and Africa.