Brooke has launched a new petition calling upon the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), a trade bloc across East Africa, to ban the trade of donkey skins across the entire region.
On Wednesday 10 February, Brooke and the African Union Intra-Bureau for Animal Resources (AUI-BAR) held the event ‘SDG 2 and “Building Back Better” - Contributions of Working Livestock’ as part of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS 47). It highlighted the important contributions of working livestock to food security and discussed the role of women.
Global External Affairs Officer Harry Bignell discusses the crucial contribution of working animals to global food chains.
Covid-19 is putting untold pressure on working horses, donkeys and mules, and the communities that depend on them. We’ve achieved so much together already, but the lives of working animals are still at risk.
For the first time, Brooke has compiled many of its animal welfare indicators into a freely-accessible online repository that can be used by professionals worldwide to assess and improve animal welfare in their work.
Key stakeholders attended a workshop in Ethiopia on Tuesday January 26 to discuss the urgent need for better access to essential veterinary medicines in the country.
Three-year-old Eden Lagden-Melbourne from Sandown, Isle of Wight has taken on a challenge to ride 100 miles, in 100 days, already raising over £650 for Brooke.
The World Veterinary Association (WVA) and Brooke will collaborate to create the first ever global list of essential veterinary medicines for livestock.
Working horse and donkey charity Brooke is pleased to announce that it is now officially registered as a charity in Scotland.
Brooke Patron and broadcaster Alastair Stewart has hosted a round up of Brooke’s biggest highlights over the last 12 months, from the response to Covid-19 to the announcement of a ban on the commercial slaughter of donkeys in Kenya.