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.
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
On the occasion of World Milk Day, we organize a webinar this Friday 29 May on the escalation of the milk crisis in West-Africa and Europe because of the Covid-19 crisis. With European and West-African experts and European MP Michèle Rivasi, we will focus on short- and long-term solutions for milk producers in Europe and West-Africa.
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.