An animation created by Brooke called ‘Invisible Helpers – Working Livestock in Sustainable Development’ was shortlisted for a people's choice award in the SDGS in Action Film Festival
Brooke India has been hard at work offering emergency relief to equines and their owners following May’s emergency appeal. Approximately 60,000 equines and 40,000 owners are expected to receive fodder, first aid kits and medicines by the end of the outreach programme.
On Tuesday 6 July Brooke participated in an official side event at the UN’s High Level Political Forum (HLPF) examining the importance of working livestock in rural communities across Central America and the innovations that have improved resilience, in the context of sustainable livelihoods and disaster preparedness and response.
Ahead of Brooke's virtual side event at this week's High Level Political Forum, Fredred Valdivia, Regional Representative of Brooke Latin America Central (BLAC) explores the vital contribution of working animals in disaster prone areas.
Brooke, ILRI and Chatham House teamed up to host a learning lab as part of the Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Week on Wednesday 24 June, exploring the ethical importance of animal welfare within research.
Stakeholders gathered in Burkina Faso from 8-9 June to discuss the devastating impact of the donkey skin trade on donkey populations and communities across Africa, and pledged to work on a cross-regional approach to protecting the species.
Brooke attended the G7 as part of the Civil Society 7, and used every opportunity to make sure country representatives were considering a One Health approach, recognising that human, animal and enivronmental health are inextricably linked
A Kenyan court’s decision to allow the resumption of donkey slaughter for their skins has sent shockwaves among equine-owning communities, who heavily rely on the animals for their livelihoods.
Brooke India has stepped up its appeal to help communities affected by the Covid-19 crisis after a fatal cyclone tore through India’s west coast, impacting more than 600 owners and over 3,600 horses, donkeys and mules.
Action for Animal Health, a new initiative led by Brooke and nine partner organisations, aims to build support for greater investment in animal health to protect animals, people and the planet.