The Welfare Quality Network
The Welfare Quality Network is a collaborative project of a large group of former partners of the Welfare Quality® project. The Network focuses on scientific exchange and activities to contribute to the further development of the Welfare Quality® animal welfare assessment systems. The Welfare Quality Network also aims to provide relevant knowledge and services to support actors in animal production chains who would like to implement or use the Welfare Quality® animal welfare assessment systems.
The activities focus on the following main areas:
Management of the system and support instruments (including training in their use by Network partners)Maintenance of the systemUpgrading the systemPromoting stakeholder involvementPrioritizing and facilitating research
More information: www.welfarequalitynetwork.net
Book: Blokhuis, H.J., Jones, R.B, Veissier, I. and Miele, M. (Eds.), 2013. Improving farm animal welfare. Science and society working together: the Welfare Quality approach. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen. 232p.
Contact: Harry Blokhuis