Quick Summary: New research dispels the myth that drinking milk contaminated with a fungal toxin causes liver cancer. Evidence from four continents shows that milk distributors, especially in developing countries, have been too quick to dispose ... READ MORE
Despite delays, newborn babies in Ethiopia are now being enrolled in a research study designed to reveal their vulnerability to bacterial infections from livestock. The project’s field work planned for April 2020 had been delayed by the COVID-19 ... READ MORE
In April 2019, the Cambodian government confirmed the presence of African Swine Fever, which is extremely fatal to pigs and has spread into nine east Asian countries since 2018. The disease can devastate the holdings of pig farmers, but ... READ MORE
◊ by Judy Kimani and Chi Nguyen ◊
Cambodia has a rich tradition of tasty and nutritious foods. Animal-source foods (ASFs) are an important part of the cuisine, with the most widely consumed ASF products being pork, fish, and poultry.
Most ... READ MORE
by Rogers Adiba, Mercy Corps Uganda ◊
To show impact later, you need to measure what you have at the start. Simple enough. However, conducting research in remote areas requires a diligent team effort and dedication.
Amidst the ... READ MORE
by Jeanne Coffin-Schmitt, Tufts University ◊
Within the remote sub region of Karamoja in northeast Uganda, livestock diseases are an ongoing problem. Further, limited knowledge about the occurrence and spread of diseases such as ... READ MORE