Africa / AHH / Cattle / CBPP / Disease Control / East Africa / ILRI / Impact Assessment / Kenya / LIVESTOCK-CRP / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Pastoralism / Vaccines

Micro-economic analysis of the potential impact of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia and its control by vaccination in Narok district of Kenya

There is inadequate herd and community level information on the impact of CBPP and its control by vaccination to allow adequate allocation of resources for CBPP control in affected ecosystems of Kenya. A study was designed in Narok district to provide this crucial information for the Maasai ecosystem. Continue reading

AHH / Animal Diseases / Cattle / East Africa / ECF / ILRI / Impact Assessment / Vaccines

Protecting Africa’s cattle with a live vaccine: An East Coast fever impact narrative

For the past 40 years, ILRI’s research on ECF has focused on developing better methods of controlling the disease, principally through vaccination, and obtaining a far greater understanding of the impact of the disease. A vaccine is now registered in three countries and good protection for dairy and pastoralist cattle is being achieved, particularly in eastern Africa Continue reading