Monthly Archives: August 2017

Animal health needs partnerships for vaccine delivery: Lessons from global rinderpest eradication campaign

Originally posted on AgHealth:
Cattle being watered at the Ghibe River in southwestern Ethiopia (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann). ? The successful eradication of rinderpest in 2011 offers vital lessons that can be applied in the ongoing quest to eradicate other…

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‘Cattle Genomics in Africa’ discussion forum: 16–26 Aug

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Invitation from Karen Marshall International Livestock Research Institute & Centre for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Health Many of the more than 200 million poor livestock keepers in sub-Saharan Africa are looking to improve the productivity…

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Injection of new genetics funding to boost the health and productivity of Africa’s farm animals

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
‘Climate-smart’ native disease-resistant sheep being raised in western Kenya (photo credit: S Kilungu/CCAFS). ‘Efforts to tackle the challenges faced by livestock farmers in developing countries have been boosted by a £10 million research award. Scientists…

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