3rd Africa Animal Welfare Conference


1. A Global Agreement for Regenerative Agriculture by Emma Slawinski, Director of Campaigns and Communications, Compassion in World Farming
2. A Rush Toward Industrial Animal Agriculture? Cases, Consequences, Causes and New Commitments by Mia MacDonald, Executive Director, Brighter Green
3. AKASHINGA-Nature Protected By Women by Damien Mander, Founder, International Anti-poaching Foundation
4. An Assessment on Community Perspectives and Views on Natural Resource Management and its Implications to Biodiversity Conservation by Dr Janerose Mutura, Animal Welfare Officer, Africa Network for Animal Welfare
5. Animal Welfare, Socio-Economic and Legal Analysis of Donkey Slaughter and Skin Trade in Kenya by Dr Calvin Solomon Onyango, Partner Representative for WTG in Africa and OIE Animal Welfare Focal Point, Kenya
6. Animal Welfare Strategy for Africa (AWSA) and The Africa Platform on Animal Welfare (APAW) by AU-IBAR
7. Biosecurity and disease risks of the donkey skin trade: A global perspective by Getachew Mulugeta (DVM, MVM, PhD). Senior Global Researcher, Consultant
8. Community Conversations in Ethiopia by Mamusha Lemma
9. Community Interventions on Donkey Skin Trade Opportunities and Challenges in Kenya by Samuel Theuri and Eston Murithi
10. Creating a Partnership Against Cruel Traps and Snares (PACTS) by Cathy Liss, Abdoulaye Diop, Patrick Omondi, Samuel K. Wasser,Bill Clark, Jose Louies
11. Donkey use and Resilience building ; a case of Somaliland by Maurice Kiboye, Country Director, VSF-Germany, Somalia
12. Engaging with UNEP and UNEA by Isaiah Otieno, Civil Society Unit, UN Environment
13. Enhancing Animal Welfare by Integrating a Multidisciplinary One Health Approach in Training and Research: A Case Study of University of Nairobi Veterinary Training by J. Nguhiu-Mwangi, T.O. Abuom, A. N. Kipyegon, G. Kirui
14. Evaluation of Rabies Surveillance Data in Salima District in Malawi from June 2015 to May 2016 by DR POYA NJOKA (Chief Epidemiologist) MoAIWD
15. Expectations of UNEA - 5 by Henry Ndede Governance Affairs Office United Nations Environment Programme
16. Humane End of Life (EUTHANASIA) for the Purposes of Disease Control NSPCA by National Council of SPCAs, South Africa
17. Implications of Bush-meat Hunting and its Detriment to Animal and Environmental Welfare and Sustainable Development by Dr Dennis Bahati, Africa Network for Animal Welfare
18. Implications of Donkey Hide Trade for Ethiopia. ‘’Victims of….’’. by Alemayehu H/Mariam –Head of Programme Development – Brooke Ethiopia
19. Lien Entre Le Bien-Entre Animal (AW) ET LE Development Durable(SD) AU Senegal by Dr Imame Thiam, President, Veterinary Council of Senegal
20. Linking SDGs & Animal Welfare: A Global Perspective by Andrew N. Rowan, D.Phil. President, WellBeing International®
21. Linking Sustainable Development Goals and Animal Welfare Regional Perspectives East African Perspective by Dr. Indraph Ragwa, Chief Executive Officer Kenya Veterinary Board
22. Linking Sustainable Development Goals and Animal Welfare South Africa by Dr Clive Marwick, President South African Veterinary Council
23. Looming Threats to Africa and ts People - Intensive Food Production and Land Leasing By Anteneh T. Roba, M.D. President of International Fund for Africa
24. Mitigating Climate Change; Eradicating single use plastic by Coletha U. Ruhamya, Director General Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA)
25. OIE Global Animal Welfare Strategy and OIE Animal Welfare Work Programme by Samuel Wakhusama, Representative, OIE Sub-Regional Representation for Eastern Africa
26. Outcomes of the Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly by Alexander Juras, Chief Civil Society Unit, UNEP
27. Space-based technology and One Health: delivering an integrated approach by Dr Joe Ryding, Head of Data & Statistics The Donkey Sanctuary
28. Struggling to Achieve a global deal to save the environment by Janice H Cox, MBA World Animal Net
29. Supporting sustainable development through humane technologies and alternatives to animal experiments in education by Nick Jukes, InterNICHE
30. Sustainability and Welfare: the Role of Animal Law by Tony Gerrans, Executive Director HSI International-Africa Lewis & Clark Law School, Masters in Animal Law, 2019
31. The link between Animal Welfare and Sustainable Development in Zambia by Dr. Ntombi Mudenda, School of Veterinary Medicine - University of Zambia, President, Veterinary Association of Zambia
32. The Link between Animal Welfare, The Environment and Development in Africa by Dr. Mwenda Mbaka, External Affairs Advisor, World Animal Protection ‐Africa Office
33. The Link Between Efficient Enforcement of Animal Welfare and Sustainable Development in Africa. Animal Welfare Enforcement in Nigeria by Dr. Josiah T. Kantiyok, DVM, PGDM, M.Sc, MBA, FCVSN Acting Registrar / CE, Veterinary Council of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria.
34. The regional animal welfare strategy and implementation status in IGAD countries by Dr. Ameha Sebsibe, ICPALD /IGAD
35. The SDG ABCs - How Animal Protection Impacts All 17 Sustainable Development Goals by Wolf Gordon Clifton, Executive Director, Animal People Inc.
36. The Status of Donkey Slaughter in Kenya and its Implications on Community Livelihoods by Tabby Karanja-Lumumba (KALRO), Monica Maichomo (KALRO), Moses Olum ((KALRO)), Joan Magero (DVS), Timothy Okech (USIU) and Njoroge Nyoike (KNBS)
37. Thriving Together: Linking animal welfare to meaningful development strategies by Katie Moore, IFAW
38. Under the Skin - The global trade in donkey skins by Dr Otieno Mtula Campaigns & Advocacy Manager The Donkey Sanctuary
39. Using the Internet of Bees (IoB) as a Total System Catalyst for Sustainable Animal Welfare, Wildlife, & Environmental Conservation by Terence Chambati, CEO & Co-Founder, Harnessing & conserving the sweet returns of the Honeybee
40. Welfare Systems - Design for Sustained Benefit by Isabel Meyer, (Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Cape Town) and Leanne Scott, (Associate Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Cape Town)
41. Why Diversify Your Funding Stream by Rich Male, Richard Male and Associates

AAW Conference

Africa Animal Welfare Conference is an annual conference co-hosted by Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) in collaboration with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and African Union InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) for professionals and practitioners, coming together to discuss issues that cut across animal welfare, wildlife and environmental conservation.

Office Locations

Suite 2, 1st Floor
Westend Place Building, Mai Mahiu Rd

Off Mbagathi, Lang'ata Round About.

Nairobi, Kenya.