Programme for the control of African animal trypanosomiasis and related development

Ecological and technical aspects

Proceedings of the FAO Panel of Experts

Harare, Zimbabwe
24–26 June 1991

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The following selected working papers were written by individual experts to form the basis for the deliberations of the meeting of the FAO Panel of Experts on Ecological and Technical Aspects of the Programme for the Control of African Animal Trypanosomiasis and Related Development. The quality of these papers is such that they are published here, in full, in the original language, in the hope that they will prove useful to other workers in the specialised field of Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Control and Related Development. The views expressed are those of the authors, to whom any queries should be directed, and are not necessarily those of FAO.

The Organization is extremely grateful to all those who participated in the Panel meeting and contributed to its success.

These proceedings are dedicated to the memory of our colleague Dr. André van der Vloedt who regretfully passed away on 31 December, 1991, very soon after completing a field mission to East Africa. André's last written contribution to the field of tsetse control is the working paper on the “Integration of Biological Techniques into Tsetse Control Programmes” as published in these Proceedings.

All of those who knew André were impressed by his sincerity and dedication to tsetse control. He is sadly missed by us all.

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The Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Animal Trypanosomiasis Under Field Conditions

Review of Postgraduate Training Needs For Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Control Staff, and Future Proposals

Addressing Training Needs at Technical Level for Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Control Field Personnel

Assessment of Training Requirements

Review of Progress in Research and Development to Support Field Programmes

Environmental and Ecological Considerations Relating to Tsetse Control

The Role of the Economist in Planning and Appraisal of Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Control Operations

Analysis of the Efficacy, Practicality and Cost of Various Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Control Techniques in Zimbabwe

Recent Progress in the Development of Bait Techniques for Tsetse Survey and Control

Integration of Biological Techniques into Tsetse Control Programmes

Laboratory Tests and Field Trials against Glossina spp Using Different Formulations of Various Pyrethroids (Summary only)

A Regional Approach to Trypanosomiasis Control Activities and Progress of the RTTCP

Trypanosomoses: Justification pour le Controle ou l'Eradication

List of Participants (Annex 1)