Poultry Welfare Alliance

is a multi-stakeholder initiative that supports sustainable poultry production that is ethically, socially, scientifically and economically responsible.
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Welcome to the IPWA website

- Home for poultry welfare information

Our mission is to continuously advance poultry welfare via a global, multi-stakeholder alliance by fostering open dialogue, sharing best practices and supporting science-based research.

Our vision is to drive overall improvement of poultry welfare while also improving the sustainability of global poultry production in a manner that is ethically, environmentally and economically viable.


IPWA Five Pillars

IPWA's five pillars help define the scope of the organization, the strategic 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 that 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.