PAN-Livestock services is an independent consultancy company, established in 1980, specializing in livestock development. The company is based in the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development at the University of Reading, close to London in the south of England. PAN Livestock Services' activities are aimed at improving the circumstances of livestock producers and consumers of livestock products through more appropriate and effective livestock services and management. PAN Livestock Services works closely with VEERU, the Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics Research Unit of the University of Reading (UK). This collaboration produces an innovative, flexible and multi-disciplinary team. PAN-Livestock is one of the founding partners of Avia-GIS.