Livestock systems are a major component of agriculture in tropical regions and livestock keeping is a pivotal element of food security, nutrition and income generation for smallholder farmers in virtually all low and middle-income countries.

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  • A comparison of livestock movement network-methods and implications for disease control in developing countries 

    Muwonge, Adrian; Bessell, Paul; Porphyre, Thibaud; Motta, Paolo; Rydevik, Gustaf; Devailly, Guillaume; Egbe, Franklyn; Kelly, Robert; Handel, Ian; Mazeri, Stella; Bronsvoort, Mark
    The use of network analysis to support livestock disease control in low middle-income countries (LMICs) has historically been hampered by the cost of generating empirical data in the absence of animal movement recording ...
  • The Infectious Diseases of East African Livestock (IDEAL) Project Database - Stable Snapshot 

    Callaby, Rebecca; Pendarovski, Cezar; Jennings, Amy; Thumbi, Samuel; Van Wyk, Ilana; Mbole-Kariuki, Mary; Kiara, Henry; Toye, Philip; Kemp, Steve; Hanotte, Olivier; Coetzer, Jacobus; Handel, Ian; Woolhouse, Mark; Bronsvoort, Barend
    The Infectious Diseases of East African Livestock (IDEAL) project was a longitudinal cohort study of calf health which was conducted in Western Kenya between 2007-2009. It collected information on 548 East African shorthorn ...