ABOUT


The International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) is a multi-stakeholder initiative that supports sustainable poultry production that is ethically, socially, scientifically, and economically responsible. Its mission is to advance global poultry welfare standards by engaging diverse stakeholders in open dialogue, transparent communication and through the support of research.

FIVE PILLARS

IPWA's five pillars help define the outreach of the organization, the attainable goals, and the efforts to continuously improve poultry welfare.


Poultry Health and Well-Being

Improving the humane handling, care and treatment of poultry throughout their life

Food Safety and Security

Optimizing food safety and food security through changes and innovation without compromising poultry welfare

Communication and Education

Providing a platform for open and transparent communication among all stakeholders.

Efficiency and Sustainability

Facilitating a collaborative, proactive atmosphere which provides a platform for innovation in animal welfare practices that improve poultry sector sustainability and production efficiency

Research and Innovation

Supporting and promoting scientific research and innovation to advance the understanding and improvement of poultry welfare

 

MEMBER CATEGORIES

Members come from across the supply chain-sharing the vision, mission, statement of purpose and objectives of IPWA.


Live Production

Individual farmers & organizations (producers, processors and breeders) who are actively involved in the ownership and management of commercial live poultry, including genetics companies, producers & processors of turkey, broiler, duck and eggs into saleable product.

Retail

Individuals and organizations who bring poultry and poultry-related products to the end consumer. Trade organizations whose members are actively involved in the promotion and/or commercialization of poultry products for consumption are also included in this category.

Supplier

Individuals and organizations who are actively involved in supplying commercial poultry production with products or services.

Research

Individuals and organizations involved in the research and knowledge development and dissemination on poultry production/products and welfare in the widest sense, who share the vision, mission, statement of purpose and objectives of IPWA.

Civil Society and Associations

Non-government and non-commercial institutions, foundations, associations and organizations whose members have an interest in poultry welfare, and who share the vision, mission, statement of purpose and objectives of IPWA. Poultry industry organizations whose members are actively involved in the production, processing, promotion and/or commercialization of poultry products for consumption are also included in this category.



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