Agro-ecosystems impact malaria prevalence: large-scale irrigation drives vector population in western Ethiopia

Abstract

Development strategies in Ethiopia have largely focused on the expansion of irrigated agriculture in the last decade to reduce poverty and promote economic growth. However, such irrigation schemes can worsen the socio-economic state by aggravating the problem of mosquito-borne diseases. In this study, the effect of agro-ecosystem practices on malaria… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-12-350

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