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Brucellosis in sub-Saharan Africa: epidemiology, control and impact.
Brucellosis is an important disease among livestock and people in sub-Saharan Africa. In general, the incidence is the highest in pastoral production systems and decreases as herd size and size of… Expand
Investing in animal health research to alleviate poverty.
Dog ecology and demography information to support the planning of rabies control in Machakos District, Kenya.
- P. Kitala, J. Mcdermott, M. Kyule, J. Gathuma, B. Perry, A. Wandeler
- Acta tropica
- 30 March 2001
A study of 150 dog-owning households from six randomly selected sublocations was conducted in Machakos District, Kenya. Initially, all households were visited to collect information on dog ecology… Expand
Sustaining intensification of smallholder livestock systems in the tropics
Abstract Smallholder livestock keepers represent almost 20% of the world population and steward most of the agricultural land in the tropics. Observed and expected increases in future demand for… Expand
The western Pacific brachyuran (Hemigrapsus sanguineus: Grapsidae), in its new habitat along the Atlantic coast of the United States: geographic distribution and ecology
- J. Mcdermott
- 1 April 1998
McDermott, J. J. 1998. The western Pacific brachyuran (Hemigrapsus sanguineus: Grapsidae), in its new habitat along the Atlantic coast of the United States: geographic distribution and ecology. ‐… Expand
The Lived Experience
New updated! The latest book from a very famous author finally comes out. Book of the lived experience, as an amazing reference becomes what you need to get. What's for is this book? Are you still… Expand
Vulnerability, Climate change and Livestock - Research Opportunities and Challenges for Poverty Alleviation
Summary Livestock systems in developing countries are characterised by rapid change, driven by factors such as population growth, increases in the demand for livestock products as incomes rise, and… Expand
Long-term economic development involves four fundamental processes: the exploitation of increasing returns to specialization, the transition from household to market production, knowledge and human… Expand
Community-based active surveillance for rabies in Machakos District, Kenya.
The rabies problem in Kenya has been greatest in Machakos District where the disease has persisted endemically for over 40 years. This paper presents the results of a one-year community-based active… Expand
Variations in the prevalence of antibody to brucella infection in cattle by farm, area and district in Kenya.
Variations in the sero-prevalence of antibody to brucella infection by cow, farm and area factors were investigated for three contrasting districts in Kenya: Samburu, an arid and pastoral area:… Expand