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.
To mark European Sustainable Development Week, let's take a look at four Brooke projects that are creating lasting change for the environment, communities and their animals.
The International Coalition of Working Equids (ICWE) is providing support and expertise to equine owners in Nepal, after the country’s government confirmed the presence of Glanders disease in May 2021.
A petition signed by over 30,000 donkey owners was delivered to the Kenyan Government on Thursday 26 August, demanding a ban on the slaughter of donkeys for skin and meat, following this year’s reversal of the February 2020 ban.
Imagine it’s upwards of 35°C outside, you’ve just arrived in Santorini Old Harbour and you’re looking up at the 600 steps to the island’s capital, Fira. You take the plunge and walk it, knowing there’s a cold drink and plenty of rest at the top.