About the project

Animal Transport Certification


The project has foreseen the renovation or the building of Control Posts in four EU Member States, located on important flows of animals in the EU, using quality criteria and the elaboration of a scientifically based animal transport certification scheme of animals transported over long journeys.

The general objectives of the project were:

  • Planning, design and financing the building or the renovation of n. 4 CPs in Europe in order to set up a reference for the highest quality standards for such establishments, according to the highest level of specification detailed and recommended in the feasibility study (SANCO/D5/2005/SI2.548887);
  • Developing and testing the viability of extending the certification scheme, proposed also for Control Posts, to transporters of animals operating very long journeys, in consistency with the results obtained in the previous project action and research.

Useful documents about the project framework are available here:

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