4th AAWC


Day One - 7th September 2020
1. Conference Overview and Objectives by Kahindi Lekalhaile
2. Conference Theme Exposition by Dr Marosi Molomo
3. Welcome Remarks by Alexander Juras
4. Opening Remarks By James Nkansah Obrempong
5. Goodwill Speech by Tennyson Williams
6. Key_Note_Address by Hon Garba Datti Muhammad
7. Factory Farming by Dr Mwenda Mbaka
8. Global Campaigns Against Cages By Ellie Donohue Miller
9. Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals by Ian Cawsey
10. Status of Caged Poultry Farming in Kenya by Dr Janerose Mutura
11. Long Distance Transport of Animals by Dr Bryce Marrock
12. Implications of Farming Donkeys by Linda Evans
Day Two - 8th September 2020
1. Engaging with UNEP and UNEA by Isaiah Otieno
2. UNEP Accreditation by Aurora Cheung by Aurora Cheung
3. Food Security and Food Systems by Dr Ali Hassan Hersi
4. Living well through food by Dr Kristie O' Neill by Dr Kristie O' Neill
5. Animal Welfare and food safety in Africa Dr Angela Parry Hanson Kunadu
6. Factory Farming Alternatives for Secure Sustainable Food Systems by Judy Muriithi
7. Animal Health and Human Health Dr Bojia Dunguma
8. One Health & One Welfare - New Paradigm for Human Behavior by Jim Desmond, DVM, MS
Day Three - 9th September 2020
1 Conservation and Public Health Nature Based Solutions by Dr Gladys Kalema Zikusoka
2 Immunocontraception population control to reduce lethal interventions and human elephant conflict by Audrey Delsink
3 Post Covid Advocacy On Animal Issues by Janice Cox
4 Powering Conservation Education Programmes for Children by Anne Tudor and Kay Smith
5 Strengthening Animal Welfare in Africa through formal education and training - The WTS VETS UNITED Experience Dr Kebba
6 The Place of Indigenous Knowledge in addressing food security food safety and animal welfarein Africa by Dr Ghamli Ebenezer
7 The Role of Communication in Environmental Conservation and Animal Welfare by Kate Chumo
8 Animal Welfare and Human Health: A Case Study of the Harvesting and Consumption of Bush Meat in Ghana M.Y. ZIEKAH (DVM.)
9 Preventing The Next Pandemic: Zoonotic Diseases And How to Break the Chain of Transmission by Johannes Refisch and Doreen Robinson
10 Guardins of the Forest Youth Rangers - Building a Resilient Community by Sarah Jane Grant
Day Four - 10th September 2020
1 Environmental Justice and Development in Africa By Hon. Justice Oscar A. Angote, Judge, Environment and Land Court, Kenya
2 Environmental Justice and Development in Africa By Wolf Gordon Clifton, Executive Director, Animal People
3 Animal Welfare, Environmental Conservation and Development in Africa: The Delicate Balance by Andrew N. Rowan, D.Phil. President, WellBeing International®
4 Donkeys in farming systems and livelihood support in East Africa by Titus Sagala, Send a Cow Kenya and Laura Kavata, Brooke East Africa
5 Status of African Union Member States Capacity for Disaster Response–Natural Disasters and Disease Outbreaks by Dr. Judy Kimaru,World AnimalProtection
6 Science of resistance in animal agriculture-the case for nature-based solutions by Urvashi Rangan, Gracelinks, USA
7 Protecting Farmed Animals Under the Law by Prof.Delci Winders, Center for Animal Law Studies, USA
8 Animal Welfare and Supply Chains: Where human health and animal well-being collide by Prof. Erica Lyman,Lewis & Clark Law School, USA
9 AU-IBAR’s Role to support the UDAW as an African Union resolution to the UN General Assembly by Dr. Hiver Boussini, Animal Health Officer and Animal Welfare Team Leader, AU-IBAR
10 An Overview of the Animal Protection Index - A ranking of countries on account of their Animal Welfare Legislations & Policies Presented for WAP by Dr. M. Mbaka External Affairs Advisor – World Animal Protection, Africa
11 An Overview of the Animal Protection Index - A ranking of countries on account of their Animal Welfare Legislations & Policies Presented for WAP by Dr. M. Mbaka External Affairs Advisor – World Animal Protection, Africa
12 Vote of Thanks by Josphat Ngonyo, Executive Director, Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW)
13 Closing Remarks by H.E. Francisca Ashietey – Odunton, Ghana High Commissioner to Kenya

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

Kifaru House,

House Number 137,

Milima Road, Hardy-Karen,

Nairobi, Kenya.