PAAT TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC SERIES 7

PAAT TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC SERIES 7

Trypanotolerant livestock
in the context of trypanosomiasis
intervention strategies

Kwaku Agyemang
International Trypanotolerance Centre
Banjul

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FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2005
 

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Contents

Abstract

Acknowledgements

Acronyms

Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION

Objective of the study
Approaches and methods adopted in the study

Chapter 2. REVIEW OF LIVESTOCK AGRICULTURE IN THE CONTEXT OF TRYPANOSOMIASIS

Overview of the political and agricultural economy of West and Central Africa
Livestock in the agricultural and rural economy
Trypanotolerant livestock and their productivity
Trypanotolerance and the future of agriculture in West and Central Africa
Government restrictions on movement of trypanotolerant stock: the embryo transfer experience

Chapter 3. OVERVIEW OF METHODS FOR TSETSE-TRYPANOSOMIASIS CONTROL OR ERADICATION

Chapter 4. PERTINENT ISSUES IN DESIGNING ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORKS

Changes in ecological settings
Agro-ecological zones and production systems
Livestock production systems in tsetse-affected areas in West Africa
Trypanotolerant livestock in changing physical and market environments
Valuation of trypanotolerant livestock
Trade in trypanotolerant livestock in relation to expansion of herd size
Supply and demand fortrypanotolerant stock
Distribution of trypanotolerant livestock and trends in herd size
Utilization
Conservation
Scientific breakthroughs in chemical-based technologies for trypanosomiasis control and selective breeding programmes

Chapter 5. FRAMEWORK FOR ANALYSING THE ROLE OF TRYPANOTOLERANT LIVESTOCK

Chapter 6. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS

REFERENCES

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