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Graph showing global equine data
3 February 2022

The needs of working horses and donkeys in low-to-middle-income countries (LMICs) are being overlooked by governments, according to Brooke. Our research found that many countries are not gathering reliable data on equine populations, leaving them vulnerable to disease and at increased threat from the donkey skin trade.

14 January 2022

The Tanzanian government has announced a ten year ban on donkey slaughter following concerns about the country’s waning donkey population.  

6 January 2022

Our planet, people and animals continue to face unprecedented challenges as we enter the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic and an escalating climate emergency.

4 January 2022

As 2021 draws to a close, our CEO Chris Wainwright reflects on Brooke's successes over the last 12 months. 

9 December 2021

A Christmas animation developed by Brooke has been launched to put a spotlight on the plight of working donkeys around the world. The animation, supported by TV star Pam St Clement depicts a paper donkey helping at the Christmas dinner table, and aims to remind people in the UK that working animals are not just a thing of the past.