900m lives depend on livestock

GALVmed’s Monitoring & Evaluation function collects and analyses data from the smallholder field. This data is typically collected through questionnaires of small-scale livestock producers, vets, paravets, vaccinators and rural retailers (agrovets). This provides an evidence based approach that is used to develop GALVmed strategy and planning.

GALVmed’s Learning Journey

COVID-19 Mitigation Plan

GALVmed is keeping a close watch on the COVID-19 situation across the world and has adopted precautionary measures in line with government guidance.  GALVmed staff have been instructed to follow regional advice and work from home in keeping with local government recommendations.  GALVmed also cancelled all business travel and face-to-face meetings until further notice.  This is to minimize health risks to our staff, their families, partners and society at large.

It is our aim to maintain business-as-usual, but ask for your understanding should the current COVID-19 epidemic lead to any delays or disruptions in business matters.

Foot and Mouth Disease is a highly contagious livestock disease. Morbidity levels can reach 100%

International and regional trade of animals and animal products are compromised and disrupted, leading to severe socio-economic consequences

Vaccination is proven to effectively control FMD

The FMD Project encourages the development of a private sector model for buying and distributing high-quality FMD vaccines

Find out more about our FMD project

Our work

Product development

GALVmed specialises in product development partnerships uniquely established to translate global research progress into tangible livestock disease control tools for the developing world.

Commercial development

Our work with our partners supports the small-scale livestock producers of the world.

Policy and advocacy

The policy environment is a key determinant in the successful translation of research products to livestock health solutions that are sustainably available to small-scale livestock producers.

Blog

The Value of Qualitative Learning

Q: To what extent is animal health the pre-eminent constraint to small-scale livestock producers?
A: To a large extent

To many of us, “to a large extent” may seem a satisfactory answer. But what does it mean? …

Reflections on how Public-Private Partnerships can address FMD in Eastern Africa

On June 23rd 2020, the European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (EuFMD) and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), in collaboration with the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), launched …

The other side of GALVmed’s Learning Agenda: What is working well without our help?

GALVmed’s mission focuses on improving the availability and adoption of essential animal health products for Small-scale Livestock Producers (SLPs). In this mission, we focus on the significant constraints imposed by livestock diseases and the considerable …