Participatory investigations of bovine trypanosomiasis in Tana River District, Kenya.

@article{Catley2002ParticipatoryIO,
  title={Participatory investigations of bovine trypanosomiasis in Tana River District, Kenya.},
  author={Andrew Catley and Patrick Irungu and Kenneth Simiyu and J Dadye and W Mwakio and Japhet Mutegi Kiragu and S. O. Nyamwaro},
  journal={Medical and veterinary entomology},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={55-66}
}
Participatory research on bovine trypanosomiasis was conducted with Orma pastoralists in Tana River District, Kenya. The use of participatory methods to understand local perceptions of disease signs, disease causes, disease incidence by cattle age group, seasonal patterns of disease and preferences for indigenous and modern control methods are described. Results indicated that local characterization of diseases called gandi and buku by Orma pastoralists was similar to modern veterinary… CONTINUE READING

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