The Coronavirus is omnipresent. We are aware of the global impact of this epidemic, but will continue our work to protect vulnerable people and animals in the best possible way
A while ago, VSF International organized a conference for students in agronomy sciences and in veterinary and human medicine. The aim of the conference was to raise awareness on the importance of One Health to tackle issues such as climate change.
While the whole world is currently focusing on COVID-19, the unprecedented plague of locusts in the 8 countries of the Horn of Africa (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Uganda and Somalia) is being pushed into the background.
Healthy Animals - Healthy People - Healthy EnvironmentWe improve the well-being and resilience of vulnerable populations by promoting the health and productivity of their livestock within a sustainable environment.
What we do
Resilience and livelihoods
Natural resource management
Nutrition-sensitive livestock interventions
Disaster Risk Reduction
Our project countries
While the whole world is currently focusing on COVID-19, the unprecedented plague of locusts in the 8 countries of the Horn of Africa (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Southern Sudan, Uganda and Somalia) is being pushed into the background.
The corona virus is omnipresent – we, too, have had to completely reorganise our working methods in recent weeks. We are aware of the global impact of this epidemic, but will continue our work to protect vulnerable people and animals in the best possible way
Community animal health workers are an important part of our work. Thanks to those trainings, lay people can provide veterinary support to their communities.
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.
VSF-Suisse fights against hunger and poverty in various countries in East and West Africa. We work especially for and with people who depend on animals for their livelihood.
VSF-Suisse contributes to poverty alleviation through the following interventions:
Inform the Swiss public about the challenges faced by livestock owners in developing countries.
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