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Presentation from the Livestock Inter-Agency Donor Group (IADG) Meeting 2010. 4-5 May 2010 Italy, Rome IFAD Headquarters. ...

Presentation from the Livestock Inter-Agency Donor Group (IADG) Meeting 2010. 4-5 May 2010 Italy, Rome IFAD Headquarters.

The event involved approximately 45 representatives from the international partner agencies to discuss critical needs for livestock development and research issues for the coming decade.

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    Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Europa Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Europa Presentation Transcript

    • Vétérinaires Sans Frontières - Europa www.vsfe.orgVétérinaires Sans Frontières Europa Alessandro Broglia IADG ANNUAL MEETING, MAY 4-5, 2010 www.vsfe.org
    • Reality• over one billion people suffer from hunger today inthe world.• two third are living in rural areas and depend nonlivestock for their survival www.vsfe.org
    • Why VSF ? Healthy animals - healthy people • improving livelihoods of most vulnerable means improving livestock condition; • reducing poverty by increasing food sovereignty on the planet.Food Sovereignty is the right of every community and everypopulation to define its own agricultural policies, regardingthe choice of the species to be cultivated and bred, the productionprocess, the quality and safety of foods, the energeticimplications, the markets, the access to resources, the social andenvironmental impact of production, the information for theconsumers. www.vsfe.org
    • VSF vision • Healthy animals - healthy people• Food sovereignty is a human right.• International solidarity is of the utmost importance.• The earth, livestock and people are inextricably linked and to be preserved as a whole. www.vsfe.org
    • VSF Europa tasks• To strengthen VSF members• To gather and share information regarding results and experience in the field (knowledge management)• To sensitize the wider public on the role of the livestock as key factor for sustainable development.• Worldwide advocacy www.vsfe.org
    • Actions in the SouthVSF supports rural communities, withactivities in the following areas :•Animal health services•Capacity Building•Natural Resources Management•Emergency Relief and Preparedness•Income generation•Awareness raising www.vsfe.org
    • VSF projects milestones• Livelihood oriented• Sustainable development• Participatory approach• Involvement in decision-making process• Raising awareness www.vsfe.org
    • Actions in the NorthVSF implements projects in the North- Developement education projects- Knowledge management- Lobbying- Veterinary Information Service www.vsfe.org
    • VSF Europa structure• international non-profit association officially registered• Members: Development Organisations based in Europe• Governing Body = General Assembly of its members administered by a Board• Headquarter: Brussels, Belgium www.vsfe.org
    • History• Established in 1983 in France• 1983 – 2010: other VSFs developed in Europe and outside Europe• VSF Europa network idea started in 1991• Legalised as an International Association in 2002 www.vsfe.org
    • Severals VSFs Vetaid VSF Belgium (UK) VSF – TOG DIO Germany (NL) VSF AustriaAVSF France VSF Suisse Veterinarios Sin Fronteras SIVtro – VSF Italy ESP) (IT)
    • Severals VSFs VSF Canada VSF U.S.
    • Some figures• Today VSF is :>100 projects distributed over 40 countries, in Africa (75% ofprojects), in Latin America and the Caribbean (15%), in southAsia (10%) and in Palestine.• Human ressources :50 employees in HQs, 60 expatriates and 360 local employees.• Total finances 2009 :> 20 millions EUROS www.vsfe.org
    • THANK YOU for your attention ….and for your support ! www.vsfe.org and before I forget…
    • Your are invited to: VSF Symposium October 2010 In - place to be confirmed -Your presence and contribution is welcome ! www.vsfe.org
    • Vétérinaires sans frontières Avenue Paul Deschanel, 36-38 - 1039 BRUXELLES T : (32) 2.539.09.89 www.vsfe.orgVSF AustriaVeterinärmedizinische Universität WienVeterinärplatz1 A 1210 Wien - AUSTRIAVétérinaires Sans Frontières Belgique :Avenue Paul Deschanel, 36-38 - 1030 Bruxelles - BELGIQUE - www.vsf-belgium.orgT : (32) 2.539.09.89 - F : (32) 2.509.34.90 - vsf@vsf-belgium.orgTierärzte Ohne Grenzen : VSF - GermanyBuenteweg 2 - 30559 Hannover - DEUTSCHLAND - www.togev.orgT : (49) 511.953.7995 - F : (49) 511.953.82.7995 - info@togev.orgSIVTRO - VSF Italia :C/O Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie Via dell’Università 1035020 Legnaro (PD) - ITALIA - www.veterinarisenzafrontiere.itT : (39) 49.88.30.319 - F : (39) 49.88.30.046 - sivtro@izsvenezie.itVETAID - VSF UK :Pentlands Science Park, Bush EH26 - OPZ SCOTLAND - www.vetaid.orgT : (44) 1.31.445.62.41 - F : (44) 1.31.445.62.42 - mail@vetaid.orgVétérinaires sans frontières Suisse :Optingenstrasse - 14, case postale 479, CH-3000 Berne 25 - SUISSE - www.vsf-suisse.chT : (41) 31.332.77.67 - F : (41) 31.332.77.66 - info@vsf-suisse.chDIO - VSF NETHERLANDSYalelaan 1 - 3584 CL Utrecht - THE NETHERLANDS - www.dio.nlT : (31) 30.253.20.32 - F : (31) 30.253.20.50 - dio@dio.nlVETERMONC/ Floridablanca - 66-72 Local 5 - 08015 Barcelona - ESPAÑA - www.pangea.orgT : (34) 93.423.70.31 - F : (34) 93.423.18.95 - vsf@pangea.orgAgronomes et Vétérinaires sans frontières (VSF-CICDA) :58 rue Raulin - 69361 Lyon cedex 07 - FRANCE - www.avsf.orgT : (33) 4.78.69.79.59 - F : (33) 4.78.69.79.56 - avsf@avsf.org
    • Why VSF Europa ? To strengthen each memberin improving the well-being of vulnerable populations in developing countries.