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Livestock production in tsetse affected areas of Africa

Livestock production in tsetse affected areas of Africa

proceedings of a meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya from the 23rd to 27th November 1987

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Published by ILCA/ILRAD in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Livestock -- Trypanotolerance -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Trypanosomiasis in animals -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Livestock productivity -- Africa -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementorganized by the International Livestock Centre for Africa and International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsInternational Livestock Centre for Africa., International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases., African Trypanotolerant Livestock Network.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF807 .L55 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 473 p. :
      Number of Pages473
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2024186M
      ISBN 109290552883
      LC Control Number90980115
      OCLC/WorldCa19954780

      1. Abstract Background: African trypanosomosis is a major constraint to agricultural production in Sub-Saharan Africa. N’Dama has the ability to survive and be productive in tsetse-infested areas without the aid of treatment where .   Livestock production in tsetse affected areas of Africa, (AAT) vulnerability in cattle-owning communities of sub-Saharan Africa. Parasites & Vectors 9, Kajita, E, Okano, JT, Bodine, EN, Layne, SP and Blower, S () Modelling an outbreak of an emerging pathogen.

      The national government has started vaccinating livestock around Ruma National Game Park to prevent the spread of vector-borne diseases. The Agriculture ministry, through the Kenya Tsetse . Trypanosomiasis is one of the most significant constraints to cattle production in Africa, of Africa estimated that benefits per square km would be up to USD12, over 20 years in areas where the disease’s impact and costs are highest. Existing trypanosomiasis control measures include insecticide use to control tsetse populations, which.

      Bovine trypanosomosis is transmitted by tsetse and other biting flies which cause the most serious veterinary and animal production problem in sub-Saharan Africa. Cross sectional study was conducted from September to December, in Chora district, Western Oromia to assess the prevalence of trypanosomosis and apparent density of its vector. Africa, cattle are the main species affected because of the feeding preferences of tsetse flies. In cattle, the disease is called Nagana, a Zulu word meaning “to be depressed.” While acute cases of the disease, which are fa-tal within a week, occur, most cases of trypanoso-miasis are chronic, affecting animals over a longer time period.


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Livestock production in tsetse affected areas of Africa Download PDF EPUB FB2

1 Livestock production in tropical Africa, with special reference to the tsetse-affected zone H.E. Jahnke, G. Tacher, P. Keil and D. Rojat 3 2 The potential of collaborative research networks in developing countries D.L. Plucknett and N.J.H. Smith 22 3 An overview of the African Trypanotolerant Livestock Network G.D.M.

d'Ieteren and J.C.M. Get this from a library. Economics of village cattle production in tsetse affected areas of Africa: a study of trypanosomiasis control using trypanotolerant cattle and chemotherapy in Ethiopia, Kenya, Cote d'Ivoire, the Gambia, Zaire and Togo.

[Pradeep Itty]. Book: Economics of village cattle production in tsetse affected areas of Africa: a study of trypanosomiasis control using trypanotolerant cattle and chemotherapy in Ethiopia, Kenya, Côte d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Zaire and Togo. + [+ 43] pp. refCited by:   Livestock production in tsetse affected areas of Africa.

Proceedings of a meeting held NovemberILCA/ILRAD, Nairobi, Kenya. IMF (). International Financial Statistics, December International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC. Itty et al.

Itty, P. Economics of village cattle production in tsetse affected areas of Cited by: 3. "Areas infested with tsetse flies are most suitable for livestock and crop production, meaning the fly poses a threat to the achievement.

The tsetse fly lives in nea, square kilometres (4, sq mi) in sub-Saharan Africa (mostly wet tropical forest) and many parts of this large area is fertile land that is left uncultivated—a so-called green desert not used by humans and cattle.

Most of the 37 countries infested with tsetse are poor, debt-ridden and underdeveloped. Livestock production in tropical Africa, with special reference to the tsetse-affected zone. Livestock production in tsetse-affected areas of Africa.

Proceedings of a meeting held in Nairobi, November Nairobi, ILCA/ International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD). pp In sub-Saharan Africa, areas with higher historical tsetse-fly abundance, the vector of the parasite (Trypanosoma brucei) that causes African sleeping sickness in humans and cattle.

Indirect problems also result from efforts to avoid tsetse contact, however. These may be readily demonstrated by the subcontinental cattle distribution. Of the million cattle in sub-Saharan Africa, only 10 million are located in tsetse-infested areas.

areas of Africa are characterised by low levels of productivity. and. 3 Livestock Production Systems and their Development 63 2 Strengthening the Role of Livestock 6.

3 Tsetse Control 6. 4 Other Development Paths   Moloo S.H., Chema S., Connor R., Durkin J., Kimotho P., Maehi J.H.H. et al.,‘ The use of chemoprophylaxis in East African Zebu village cattle exposed to trypanosomiasis in Muhaka, Kenya ’, in Livestock production in tsetse affected areas of Africa.

Proceedings of a Meeting of the African Trypanotolerant Livestock Network, 23– AAT is a major hindrance to livestock productivity in tsetse infested areas of sub-Saharan Africa. This disease was reported to affect Book.

Jan ; Stephen Leak livestock production in. Background. African trypanosomes transmitted by tsetse flies (Diptera: Glossinidae) cause human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) and African animal trypanosomiasis (AAT), a debilitating disease of domestic animals and humans in the humid and sub-humid zones of Africa [1–4].The tsetse-infested regions of Uganda include regions where livestock constitute the mainstay of.

Economics of village cattle production in tsetse affected areas of Africa: A study of trypanosomiasis control using trypanotolerant cattle and chemotherapy in Ethiopia, Kenya, Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Zaire, and Togo: Pradeep Itty.

Hartung-Gorre Verlag, Konstanz, pp. DM ISBN 3 8. The study by the National Livestock Resources Research Institute (NaLIRRI) in Tororo, found that the Ankole cattle were not capable of surviving under intense tsetse.

In the 20th century, efforts to control tsetse flies were implemented with varying degrees of success. By the mids, however, human African trypanosomiasis was largely under control.

Eradication from areas where the disease was a cause of epidemics enabled settlement (or resettlement) and the development of livestock production. In the. Livestock can also get more lethal bacterial ailments like anthrax when they inhale or ingest spores from contaminated soil, plants or water in areas where wild animals like antelopes or deers.

The economic impact of the tsetse fly on Africa has been estimated to be as much as $bn. But a simple dose of radiation castration is helping to eradicate the pests in small pockets, enabling. reproduction. Losses in cattle are especially prominent.

Animals other than livestock, including dogs, can also be affected. Untreated cases can be fatal, and the mortality rate is high in some outbreaks. The causative agents mainly circulate in parts of Africa that contain the biological vector, the tsetse fly; however, they can also be.

It is estimated that over 70% of the infested area in Africa constitutes potential agricultural land which, when developed, could increase the existing cattle population by an additional million head.

Surely the scourge of the tsetse in Africa is real, and T.A.M. Nash aptly summarized the relevance of the. Furthermore, areas affected by tsetse flies are not habitable which affects the production of crops.

The flies normally bite the cows’ udders and side and, in the process, transmit trypanosomiasis, (sleeping sickness) in humans, and Nagana in tly, tsetse flies are controlled by spraying animals with chemicals (acaricides).Tsetse flies infest 10 million square kilometres and affect 37 countries, mostly in Africa, where it is known as „Nagana‟.

It is the most economically important livestock disease of Africa, especially of cattle. Hosts Wild animals: natural hosts o At least 30 species, including greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), warthog. Tsetse are the vectors of human African trypanosomosis (HAT) or sleeping sickness 1 and African animal trypanosomosis (AAT) or nagana the sub-humid savannah of West Africa, riverine tsetse.