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Cover for Tsetse and trypanosomiasis control in West Africa, Uganda and Ethiopia: ILRI's role in the field.

This book chapter was to tackle the mission of International Laboratory for Research on Animal Disease (ILRAD): discuss AAT and East Coast fever. As a result, a large body of research on AAT was conducted over 30 years: genetics, breeding and immunology research. This chapter reviews the earlier...

Author(s)
Grace, D.; Patel, E.; Randolph, T. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Veterinary epidemiology at ILRAD and ILRI, 1987-2018.

This chapter describes the activities of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and its predecessor, the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD) from 1987 to 2018. Topics include scientific impacts; economic impact assessment; developmental impacts; capacity...

Author(s)
Perry, B.; Bett, B.; Fèvre, E.; Grace, D.; Randolph, T. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One Health economics.

This chapter presents examples of how both costs and benefits of diseases and disease control can cross from animals to humans, and vice versa. These examples span from joint human and animal vaccination services for mobile pastoralists in Chad and brucellosis control in Mongolia, to rabies control ...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Choudhury, A.; Roth, F.; Shaw, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Decision making, scales and quality of economic evaluations for the control of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP): the use of economic analysis methods in combination with epidemiological and geographical models to help decision making for CBPP control in Ethiopia.

This chapter describes how economic evaluation methods (cost benefit and cost effectiveness analyses) have been used in analysing the economic rationale for the management of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) in mixed crop-livestock farming systems of Ethiopia. The analysis has been carried...

Author(s)
Bonnet, P.; Lesnoff, M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931940)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Livestock disease control and the changing landscapes of South-west Ethiopia.

This paper examines how controlling livestock trypanosomiasis, transmitted by tsetse-fly (Glossina spp.), affects the rate and location of agricultural expansion in Ghibe Valley, Ethiopia. Control of the disease will reduce animal mortality, increase productivity per animal and cause livestock...

Author(s)
Reid, R. S.; Thornton, P. K.; Kruska, R. L.
ISBN
2001 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851994512)
Type
Book chapter

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