As the first international event of its kind, the conference will provide a
rare opportunity to put the welfare and contributions of non-food producing
livestock such as working horses, donkeys and mules on the international
livestock policy agenda.
From a humanitarian perspective, contributing to inclusive Social protection systems, can (i) increase resilience of poorest households thereby lessening the impacts of shocks and the need for humanitarian assistance, (ii) allow for their scaling-up to respond to shocks and crises more quickly, (