Jeff Zhou (CIWF) – Can China’s Farms be ethical?

Saturday, July 25th, 2015 @ 7 pm
Location: Swagat Indian

Restaurant address: Rm. 127, Guanghua Lu SOHO, 22 Guanghua Lu


Event description:

Since 2007 Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) has pioneered a unique program of engagement with the world’s leading food businesses. CIWF’s partnership aims to put farm animal welfare at the heart of the industry and to raise the baseline standards of welfare in food production systems.
CIWF believes in collaboration and a solutions-led approach, developing relationships that are based on trust, mutual benefit and reward for progress.
They offer strategic advice and technical support for the development, implementation and communication of higher welfare systems.
Jeff will be talking about the how China’s farms can be ethical.

Speaker’s Bio:
Jeff Zhou has represented Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) in China since 2008. Since working at CIWF he has organized several workshops and conferences on animal welfare, and has worked with a variety of organizations and individuals to promote animal welfare legislation.
Jeff regularly gives educational lectures to undergraduates and producers to help raise public awareness about animal welfare, and actively seeks ways to work with governmental departments and research centers to promote welfare-friendly agricultural practices.
More recently Jeff successfully developed the connection between the ‘International Cooperation Committee of Animal Welfare’, (ICCAW) and Compassion in World Farming in China.

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