The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a PhD graduate fellow to work on assessing wildlife value chain and interspecies transmission risk of zoonotic diseases using a One Health approach in Vietnam. The successful fellow will be hosted at the Animal and Human Health (AHH) program at ILRI. Continue reading →
Zoonotic pathogens in urban animals: Enough research to protect the health of the urban population?
Genetic diversity, population structure and runs of homozygosity in Ethiopian short fat-tailed and Awassi sheep breeds using genome-wide 50k SNP markers
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...