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Become a member of VSF-Suisse/Kenya

Become a member of VSF-Suisse/Kenya

Incorporated in 1988 and with its Headquarters in Bern Switzerland, Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Suisse(VSF-Suisse) is a charitable organization focusing on preventing and alleviating suffering,disease and hunger, supporting socioeconomic development and assisting...

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Meet Adolphe Sama from Togo

Meet Adolphe Sama from Togo

What is your name, academic title, age, and where are you from? My name is Adolphe Sama and I have a BAC+5 degree in Agricultural Business Management. I'm 29 years old and I'm from Togo. Which profession or What activity did you learn or study? I am an agroeconomist...

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World Food Day: together against hunger

World Food Day: together against hunger

Today, exactly 78 years ago, on October 16, 1945, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was founded. Since then, World Food Day has been celebrated worldwide on this day. The goal was the same then as it is today: to free people from...

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Change at the head of VSF-Suisse

Change at the head of VSF-Suisse

Pictured: Nicole Litschgi and Flurina Derungs in Conversation. In her twelve years at VSF-Suisse, the last four of which as Executive Director, Nicole Litschgi has worked tirelessly for people and their animals in Africa. She is leaving our organization at her own...

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For healthy animals in Togo

For healthy animals in Togo

Together with our partners in Togo, we support cooperatives of smallholder farmers in their fight against animal diseases. Since September of this year, more than 30 of these cooperatives have benefited from the establishment of an animal health fund that allows them...

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Invitation to the General Assembly 2021

Invitation to the General Assembly 2021

We are happy to invite our members to the VSF-Suisse General Assembly 2021. At the General Assembly we will inform you about our different activities. It will take place online again this year. Where: online Date: Saturday, 12 June 2021, 10-12 a.m. Link: We will send...

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Healthy animals – empowered women!

Healthy animals – empowered women!

Many of our projects specifically aim to empower women. Why is that? 75% of all people in need worldwide are women and children. Although more than 50% of all food worldwide is produced by women, women account for 70% of all people suffering from hunger. When women...

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«In just one day the locusts destroy the livelihoods of 35,000 people!»

«In just one day the locusts destroy the livelihoods of 35,000 people!»

Our program manager for East Africa, Frédérique Darmstaedter, informed on June 9th at the radio program CQFD on RTS about various questions regarding the current desert locust plague of the century in the Horn of Africa. We are very gald that we were able to draw more attention to this catastrophe!
This is a first success – but we will continue to fight for more visibility to the plague!

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Impressions from the milk value chain in Mali

Impressions from the milk value chain in Mali

VSF-Suisse has been supporting the local milk value chain for fifteen years. We connect livestock farmers with markets through various milk collection points, mini dairies and 88 milk sale points in the greater Bamako area and in the west of the country.

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The faces of the drought

The faces of the drought

23 September 2019 is the first official autumn day of the year, but the cooler temperatures can already be clearly felt. Again in this summer the heat had us firmly in its grip again and heat waves rolled mercilessly over us.

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Arbor Day In Togo

Arbor Day In Togo

Togo has long been among the countries with the highest deforestation rates in the world, even though its forests cover only little surface (6.8% of the national area in 2011). The protected Abdoulaye forest is one of the Togolese natural areas which have been most...

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General Assembly 2019

General Assembly 2019

We are looking forward to this year’s General Assembly on June, the 15th in the Aquatis Lausanne. As always, it is open to members and anyone who wants to become one!

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Vaccinate for Africa 2019

Vaccinate for Africa 2019

Little to go! Swiss veterinarians support their colleagues in Africa: This year VSF-Suisse's traditional vaccination week will take place for the 14th time. During this vaccination week, which will take place from 13-18 May 2019, veterinary clinics throughout...

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The Camel – Defying Droughts and Supporting Women!

The Camel – Defying Droughts and Supporting Women!

During droughts, food and water are scarce, animals become emaciated, give less milk, are more susceptible to disease and incur a higher mortality rate. As a result, thousands of cows, sheep and goats have fallen victim to droughts in Kenya in recent years.

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