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This paper focuses on extracts from a recent comparative analysis of livestock and land use surveys across a range of agro-climatic conditions in sub-Saharan Africa, based on information from systematic low level aerial reconnaissance and complementary ground studies in Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan and Tchad, between 1980 and 1993. Results indicate a highly(More)
The rapid transformation of the livestock sector in recent decades brought concerns on its impact on greenhouse gas emissions, disruptions to nitrogen and phosphorous cycles and on land use change, particularly deforestation for production of feed crops. Animal and human health are increasingly interlinked through emerging infectious diseases, zoonoses, and(More)
Public health authorities are required to prepare for future threats and need predictions of the likely impact of climate change on public health risks. They may get overwhelmed by the volume of heterogeneous information in scientific articles and risk relying purely on the public opinion articles which focus mainly on global warming trends, and leave out(More)
  • D J Rogers, G R W Wint, N Alexander, F Pozzi, T P Robinson, Animal Production +2 others
  • 2011
Authors' details David Rogers is Professor of Ecology at the University of Oxford, and heads the Trypanosomiasis and Land use in Africa (TALA) Research Group within the Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group in the Department of Zoology. The Fourier processing and discriminant analytical techniques used here have been developed by the TALA research group.(More)
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