The Economic Impact of Eradicating Peste des Petits Ruminants: A Benefit-Cost Analysis

  title={The Economic Impact of Eradicating Peste des Petits Ruminants: A Benefit-Cost Analysis},
  author={Bryony Anne Jones and Karl M. Rich and Jeffrey C. Mariner and John Anderson and Martyn Jeggo and Sam Thevasagayam and Yi Cai and Andrew R Peters and P. M. Roeder and Dipshikha Chakravortty},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an important cause of mortality and production loss among sheep and goats in the developing world. Despite control efforts in a number of countries, it has continued to spread across Africa and Asia, placing an increasing burden on the livelihoods of livestock keepers and on veterinary resources in affected countries. Given the similarities between PPR and rinderpest, and the lessons learned from the successful global eradication of rinderpest, the… CONTINUE READING
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