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Invisible Workers: The impact working horses, donkeys and mules have on livelihoods

INVISIBLE WORKERS IBROOKE healthy working animals for the world's poorest communities 112 MILLION WORKING HORSES, DONKEYS AND MULES IN THE WORLD TODAY... HIGHEST POPULATIONS OF WORKING EQUINE ANIMALS: 5.5m 15m PAKISTAN 12.9m CHINA МEXICO 9m 1.5m ЁTHIOPIA INDIA The numbers of working equine animals are increasing in Pakistan, South Asia, Africa & Latin America. MONEY EARNING ROLES OF WORKING HORSES, DONKEYS & MULES AGRICULTURE CONSTRUCTION TOURISM 600m 父 MONEY SAVING ROLES OF WORKING HORSES, DONKEYS & MULES PEOPLE DEPEND ON THE LABOUR AND INCOME THEIR ANIMALS PROVIDE MINING PUBLIC TRANSPORT TRANSPORT (of people & goods) DOMESTIC SUPPORT: REDUCE WORKLOAD AND STRAIN BY CARRYING: and CONNECTING: WATER FOOD FIREWOOD FEED MANURE 0--O SAVE A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF TIME AND MONEY FOR THEIR OWNERS. РЕОPLE COMMUNITIES MARKETS WORKING EQUINE ANIMALS CONTRIBUTE TO THE FOLLOWING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS NO POVERTY ZERO HUNGER GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING QUALITY EDUCATION GENDER EQUALITY 8 DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH NOUSTRY, NNOVATION AND INFRASIRUCTURE REDUCED IU MEQUAUTIES CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS HOW WORKING EQUINE ANIMALS CONTRIBUTE TO PEOPLE'S LIVELIHOODS 24 HUMAN CAPITAL NATURAL CAPITAL PHYSICAL CAPITAL FINANCIAL CAPITAL SOCIAL CAPITAL Cart and pack use to transport goods and people (at househ old and Supporting women in carrying outsocial functions Lending to relatives and neighboursin times of need Access to healthcare Working equine Working equine animal is a financial asset (can be sold) and school animal isa natural resource Reduction in workload and physical stra in national level) Draught powered tillage (ploughing, harrowing, weeding Generates direct Enabling physical access to places income (regular and disposable) through direct use or hire Time saving leading to more time for Key ele ment af agriculture and other industries'value chain (eg. construction indu stryl Providing manure Increasing social status in community childcare Indirect income Supporting other natural resources (ie. livestock) by transporting feed through transporting produced goods including animal products such as milk and meat) toand fram market Facilitating acces to soc ial grou ps and waterand transporting small stock arimals to animal health posts Increasing community engagement leg. building Savings (time, labour and money a school Providing easier access to water Facilitating access to loan /eredit THE MΝEY & ΤΙΜΕ wwww w THAT HAVING AWORKING EGUINE ANIMAL BRINGS ARE USED FOR: INTERNATIONAL LIVESTOCK POLICY RECOGNISES buying medicine, food and schooling & spending more time with children. EQUINES HENS PIGS ANIMAL WELFARE AND HUMAN WELL-BEING WORK TOGETHER A working equine animal supports their owner and the owner suPports their working equine animal Cows SHEEP OX EN HORSES, DONKEYS & MULES ARE DIFFERENT FROM OTHER LIVESTOCK TANCIBLE THEY DONT PRODUCE FOOD LIKE MILE AECCS Better Recognition THEY DONT PRODUCE FIBRES WE DON'T THEM THE ROLE OF WORKING EQUINE ANIMALS IN FOOD SECURITY: КЕЕРS DONKEY & FAMILY FED DONKEYS CARRY FEED AND WATER TO IVESTOCE КЕБРS DONKEY & FAMILY FED PLOUGH THE FIELDS CARRY PLANTING EARN LARGE SCALE MONEY FOR FOOD SECURITY COLLECTION POINT TO THEOWNER SUPPORTED JOIN FOOD SUPPLYCHAIN CARRY PRODUCE TO OWNER BUYS FOOD EARN MONEY FOR THEOWNER CARRY PRODUCE TO MARK ET DON'T NEGLECT A VITAL ASSET. RECOGNISE WORKING HORSES, DONKEYS & MULES IN INTERNATIONAL LIVESTOCK POLICY. healthy working animals BROOKE for the world's poorest communities II

Invisible Workers: The impact working horses, donkeys and mules have on livelihoods

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The Brooke's infographic shows the impact that working horses, donkeys and mules have on human livelihoods. The contribution of working horses, donkeys and mules to the livelihoods of some of the w...


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