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Education and training opportunities

HSA Animal Welfare Research Training (PhD) Scholarship 2015

The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) is inviting applications for an award of up to £110,000 to fund the PhD of a promising veterinary or science graduate. [read more]
Humane Slaughter Association (HSA)


World Vets eNews - September 2014

Contents: 1) World Vets Volunteers Impact Animal Lives in Peru: Trixie the street dog. 2) World Vets Latin America Veterinary Training Center Starts Pilot Internship Program. 3) World Vets Textbook... [read more]
World Vets

Scientific and technical papers

Drivers for animal welfare policies in Africa

Livestock in Africa represent on average 30% of the agricultural gross domestic product (GDP) and about 10% of the national GDP. Up to 300 million people depend on livestock for... [read more]
M. Molomo, T. Mumba

Tracy Helman: Effective communication among all parties is crucial for success from FAOcast on Vimeo.

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01 Oct 2014 > UK animal welfare organisation targets poultry sector
01 Oct 2014 > Lithuania legalises non-stun slaughter
01 Oct 2014 > Heinz: One More Food Giant Strengthens Plans to Phase Out Battery Cages


08 Oct09 Oct 2014
Workshop on dairy cattle welfare
13 Oct14 Oct 2014
Improving animal welfare: a practical approach
24 Oct24 Oct 2014
CALLISTO Open Seminar


In countries with high proportion of the population engaged in livestock handling, children's education is crucial to enhance animal welfare