This rapid review synthesises findings from rigorous academic, practitioner, and policy references published in the past 10-15 years that discuss promotion of animal welfare in commercial agriculture. Animal welfare is a complex, multifaceted, international and domestic public policy issue with scientific, ethical, economic, legal, religious and cultural dimensions plus important trade policy implications.
K4D helpdesk reports provide summaries of current research, evidence and lessons learned. This report was commissioned by the UK Department for International Development.
Avis, W. (2018) Promotion of animal welfare in commercial agriculture, K4D Helpdesk Report. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.