VCO in numbers

Project funding

Between 2007 and 2018, 18,3 million euro was acquired by members of the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences  for projects in development collaboration.

Worldwide network

The network includes countries in Africa (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Morroco, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia), Latin America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Peru) and Asia (Bangladesh, Cambodja, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Vietnam) as demonstrated in the worldwide network map

Research and publications

More than 230 publications related to topics in development collaboration  were written by VCO members in the last 10 years. More information.


In total 30 PhDs with a topic related to development collaboration were granted between 2007 and 2018,  with 26 PhD student from developing countries and 4 Belgian PhD students.

MSc students

In total 35 MSc theses with a topic related to development collaboration were written between  2007 and 2018, with about half of the students traveling abroad.