Vétérinaires Sans Frontières International

An international network of non-profit organizations working all over the world in the field of agriculture and livestock production, animal health and animal welfare, to support small-scale farmers

Vaccinate for Africa 2020

A campaign implemented in 8 countries to collaborate with veterinary clinics in support to African livestock keepers.

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Pastoralism supports between 200 and 600 million people in drylands, mountainous and marginal lands. VSF International works to support pastoralist communities, and advocates to recognize the multiple economic, social, cultural and environmental functions of pastoralism.

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Healthy people, healthy animals, healthy environment

VSF International aims to raise awareness on the positive role of livestock, sustainable agriculture and small scale integrated farming systems as a key factor for sustainable livelihood development.

Our purpose and beliefs »

Fight poverty by supporting small-scale farmers, livestock keepers and pastoralists

VSF International supports families and producers organisations through technical and methodological support on livestock and agroecological production systems.

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Active in 38 countries

VSF International’s members support families and farmers’ organizations in 38 countries in Africa, the Americas and Asia, implementing altogether over 200 projects.


Where we work »

VSF International promotes a holistic approach, integrating human, animal and environmental health, and pursues humanitarian, development, scientific, educational and advocacy objectives.

Better Living Conditions

Ensure better living conditions for the most vulnerable populations

One Health

One Health

Affirm principles of “One Health”, promoting a healthy and sustainable relationship between humans, animals and their environment.

Food Sovereignty

Support agroecological production models and promote food sovereignty

Veterinary care and knowledge

Promote food safety and food and nutritional security through veterinary care and knowledge

Latest news:

New Report: Are livestock always bad for the planet?

VSF International is one of the co-publishers of a new report from PASTRES. This report warns that the dominant picture of livestock’s impacts on climate change has been distorted by faulty assumptions that focus on intensive, industrial farming in rich countries.... read more

A Call to Action for Animal Health

VSF International is part of Action for Animal Health, a new initiative, led by an international coalition of partners, which calls for more investment in animal health systems as a way of protecting animals and people from future disease outbreaks and making One... read more

OIE and VSF International : partners !

We are very pleased to announce that VSF International has signed a partnership agreement with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on Monday 4 January 2021. This intergovernmental agency is responsible for improving animal health worldwide. It is recognised... read more

One Health Policy Brief, now available in Dutch

Our recent publication, One Health implementation in the Global South, is now available in Dutch on our website ! This Policy Brief aims to provide evidence on the added value of One Health as a framework to achieve sustainable improvements for the well-being of... read more

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