Helping to Understand and Address the Complex Problem of
Industrial Food Animal Production Around the Globe

News & Updates

New Research Planning Grants Awarded in June 2021

Royal Veterinary College (U.K.)

  • Test new research method for identifying links between food policies and consumer demand for chickens and eggs in India.

New York University (U.S.)
two grants

  • Map networks that support or engage in sustainable, humane agriculture in agrarian low- and middle-income countries.
  • How large-scale farming of octopus in countries such as Mexico, Chile, Spain, China is developed and financed.

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Spring/Summer 2021 Burning Questions
Fellowship Recipients Announced

  • Maureen Luvanda (Kenya)
    Analysis of farm animal welfare and handling in large farms, the general community, and government policies in Kenya.
  • Mehroosh Tak & Team (U.K.)
    How to identify economic and financial drivers of industrial poultry production in developing countries, using the case study of Indian poultry.
  • Peter Newton (U.S.)
    Transitioning out of livelihoods that are based on animal agriculture in low- and middle-income countries.

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Explore Our Initiatives

Burning Questions Initiative

Our list of “burning questions”. Fellowships and research planning grants for academic researchers interested in pursuing these questions.

Kindling Initiative

Grants to support academic researchers and institutions’ capacity building and outreach efforts.

Fueling Advocates Initiative

Grants for non-profit and advocacy groups to use academic experts and publications to bolster their work.