FVI aims to coordinate the French training and technical cooperation in veterinary services in the following main areas:
animal disease control and epidemiological surveillance;
food safety, monitoring and control plans;
animal identification and traceability;
veterinary drug testing;
management of animal by-products;
veterinary training and research;
support to veterinary administrations;
organization of the veterinary profession;
and, in general, audit and evaluation of good veterinary governance.
The role assigned to FVI is in line with the general orientations of France's international cooperation policy and within the framework of the promotion of the French healthcare model based on a dynamic partnership between public services and the private sector.