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Griffith University — Farm Animal Welfare Advocacy in China (2018)

A visit to a Chinese free range chicken farm outside Beijing as part of the 2016 symposium on farm animal welfare. (Photo courtesy of Professor Deborah Cao.)
Organization Name 
Award Date 
8/2018
Grant Amount 
$100,000
Purpose 
To support a symposium and book on farm animal welfare in China.
Topic (focus area) 

Grant investigator: Lewis Bollard

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. Griffith University staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $100,000 to Griffith University to support a symposium on farm animal welfare in China in 2019 to be organized by Professor Deborah Cao, an expert on Chinese animal law, and to support Professor Cao’s work on a new book, in Chinese, about farm animal welfare. This is a renewal of our December 2016 grant, which helped Professor Cao organize a farm animal academic conference in Beijing in 2017 attended by 60 scientists, mostly from Chinese agricultural universities and research institutes.

This is a discretionary grant and falls within our focus area of farm animal welfare.