Working equids in numbers: why data matters for policy

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17/02/2022
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Policy makers can’t make informed policy decisions without reliable data on equine populations. New research highlights data challenges and recommendations for governments.

 

Policy makers need reliable data to make informed decisions to better support working animals’ welfare and their communities’ livelihoods. Data is also essential for disease surveillance and epidemiological research, as well as responding to wider threats like climate change, water access and food insecurity.

Working equids in numbers: why data matters for policy

 

 


Header photo: A farmer in Doyogena Ethiopia takes his donkey to fetch water. Photo credit: Z. Sewunet (ILRI) (source)

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