All around the world, millions of people depend on working horses, donkeys and mules to help them earn a living and put food on the table for their families.
Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall has officially extended her Presidency of Brooke, Action for Working Horses and Donkeys. She has held the position since 2006.
Brooke is aware of the deteriorating security situation in Ethiopia and our thoughts are with all people and communities impacted at this very worrying time.
This week, as part of Every Horse Remembered, we're reflecting on the heroic struggle of working horses, donkeys and mules of the past and their contribution to British life before, during and after World War 1.
As the world gathers for COP26, Brooke Policy Advisor Chiara Soletti discusses the need for governments to recognise working animals and their intersectional role in many of the priorities of the sustainable development and climate action agenda.
This weekend’s G20 Summit culminated in the G20 Rome Leader’s Declaration. While leaders pledged to embrace the much-need One Health approach to prevent pandemics, the declaration doesn’t address the need for stronger animal health systems.
Action for Animal Health have published an open letter calling on G20 leaders to invest in animal health to prevent future pandemics.
The G20 leaders will gather at a critical moment for global health and climate change. Klara Saville, Head of Global Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Community Development and Research at Brooke UK, and Syed Naeem Abbas, Advocacy Manager at Brooke Pakistan, discuss the need for investment in animal health.
Thanks to Brooke UK’s sister organisation Brooke USA, the US government is considering a new bill which would prohibit the sale of donkey skin products on Amazon
The International Coalition of Working Equids (ICWE) have highlighted the crucial role working horses, donkeys and mules play in supporting sustainable development, while speaking at a European Union (EU) event this week.