Humane Society International — East Asian and OIE Projects

Organization:
Humane Society International
Award Date:
03/2017
Amount:
$1,364,000
Purpose:
To support farm animal welfare work in East Asia and engagement with the World Organisation for Animal Health.

The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a grant of $1,364,000 to Humane Society International (HSI) to support five projects to improve farm animal welfare, primarily in East Asia. HSI is an animal advocacy organization that engages in a variety of activities, including campaigning for food-industry corporations to choose suppliers who follow or adopt more humane farming practices. This grant falls within Open Philanthropy's work on farm animal welfare.

The projects this grant will support include:

Open Philanthropy hopes that this grant will lay the groundwork for future successful corporate advocacy on farm animal welfare in East Asia, where most of the world’s farm animals live, and potentially influence the only global animal welfare standards.

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