• Collaborating on a whiteboard project.

    Capacity building and development

    We strengthen the capacity of veterinary services at state, national, and international levels, and support the sustainable development of countries and regions.

  • Ocean view of fishing rings

    Translation of science-based solutions

    We transform data into information, and information into decisions that promote food security, and animal, human, and ecosystem health.

  • Chicken farm

    Preparedness and Awareness

    We develop infrastructure to prevent and mitigate disease impact, and protect animal, human, and environmental health in the state of Minnesota and the US.

Current Projects

Training in East Africa

CAHFS has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to design and implement education and training programs in Kenya and Uganda to support veterinary service capacity and development.

Emerging Issues Fact Sheets

Check out our featured African swine fever fact sheets for up-to-date information about disease history, diagnostics, and biosecurity; and browse our repository of over 50 veterinary public health fact sheets. 

Policy Briefs

Policies surrounding animal health and food safety are diverse. CAHFS policy briefs leverage University of Minnesota expertise to unravel policy impacts on human, animal, and environmental health.

Current News