Articles by Jeannette Ferran Astorga
Healthy Animals Make a Healthier World: How Expanding Animal Care Can Advance the SDGs and Support Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa
Smallholder farming is the main source of livelihood for many families facing extreme poverty in sub-Saharan Africa, and livestock provides up to 45% of their income. Jeannette Ferran Astorga at the Zoetis Foundation explains why access to quality animal healthcare is critical to protecting those farmers' livelihoods. She discusses how the organization is championing healthier, more sustainable animal care practices, and how improving livestock care can make a major impact on the region's progress toward the SDGs.