Vetworks Eastern Africa strengths are her wide institutional
experience in livestock programs especially in arid and semi
arid areas. Vetworks Eastern Africa staffs and consultants have
extensive experience in livestock sector. The organization has
wide experiences in enhancing capacities of communities’
institutions and governments focusing on strengthening of the
livelihoods of communities in pastoral and agro-pastoral areas
of the Greater Horn of Africa. This gives us confidence in
undertaking any assignments in the rural livelihood sector. We
are strong believers in practical applications of sustainable
Vetworks Eastern Africa has been involved in livestock diseases
epidemiological studies. Vetworks Eastern Africa in
collaboration with FAO and Government of Kenya carried out a
study on Participatory Epidemiology assessment of Peste Des
Petits Ruminants (PPR).
Short term Projects
Vetworks Eastern Africa with support from FAO Kenya is
currently implementing a eight month livestock livelihood
project in Kitui and Makueni Eastern Province of Kenya.
Vetworks Eastern Africa has implemented Trans-boundary
diseases (TAD) training projects at National level for the
field Veterinarians in 2009.
Vetworks Eastern Africa implemented Monitoring and
Evaluation project for FAO funded animal health activities
in ASAL regions of Kenya following flooding and Rift Valley
Fever disease outbreak in 2007.
SNV-Kenya contracted Vetworks Eastern Africa to carry out a
baseline studies focusing on The status of Sustainable
Production, Income and Employment in the Livestock sector in
south and north Rift Valley Province in Kenya.
Vetworks Eastern Africa is also involved in consultancy
assignments. Some of the assignments concluded include:
A study for MPIDO a local Kenyan NGO that focused on
Livestock Marketing Survey in Ngong and Magadi Divisions in
Kajiado District, Kenya.
A baseline study for TUPADO a local capacity builder in
Turkana partnering with SNV Kenya. The study focus was on
Livestock and livestock products in Turkana District.
A study for The Brooke, a charity funding KENDAT on welfare
issues of working donkey. The study focus was a project
Policy support and information dissemination
Vetworks Eastern Africa extensive experience in livestock sector
is specifically focused in enhancing capacities of communities’
institutions and governments in strengthening the livestock
livelihoods of communities in pastoral and agro-pastoral areas.
In so doing we engage our partners in adopting the best
practices and knowledge gained from applied research so as to
improve the effectiveness in public policy formulation and
improve service delivery in livestock sector.
Specifically Vetworks Eastern Africa has been involved in
training of public and private veterinary service providers in