Vétérinaires Sans Frontières International is a network of non-profit organizations working all over the world with hundreds of projects in the field of livestock, health, welfare, animal and agriculture production, to support small scale farmers.
VSF International promotes a holistic approach, integrating human, animal and environmental health, and pursues humanitarian, development, scientific, educational and advocacy objectives.
Its 11 members – the different VSF organizations in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland – have a common vision:
- to ensure better living conditions for the most vulnerable populations;
- to affirm principles of food sovereignty and promote the “One Health” concept (animal-human-environmental health);
- to promote food safety and security through veterinary care and knowledge;
- to support agroecological production models, promoting a healthy and sustainable relationship between humans, animals and their environment.