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Climate-smart investments in rangelands: Climate-smart agriculture training for Asia Development Bank, Bangkok
Health impact, food safety assessment and mitigation – experience from a case study in the region
Identifying anthrax hotspots and associated ecological factors in Kenya
In Kenya and sub-Saharan Africa, outbreaks of anthrax occur in certain ecological regions, primarily triggered by weather extremes. Outbreaks of this neglected disease result in significant morbidity and mortality in humans, livestock and wildlife. The overall goal of this project is to identify...
Health of Ethiopian Animals for Rural Development
This project aims to increase sustainable livestock productivity and improve marketing of livestock products by enhancing quality and reliability of integrated public-private veterinary service delivery. The project also supports the certification of export abattoirs through the development of meat...
Zoonoses in livestock in Kenya
Continuing changes to livestock production systems in Kenya and elsewhere to satisfy increased demand for livestock products affect the risk of zoonoses and other infectious diseases. The most important changes are the commercialisation and intensification of what was previously subsistence farming...