Agri-Health / Animal Products / East Africa / Food Safety / Health (human) / Southern Africa / West Africa / zoonotic diseases

Originally posted on AgHealth:
Maasai father and son tend to their cattle in their paddock in Kitengela, Kenya (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann). Brucellosis, also referred to as undulant fever, is a highly contagious zoonotic disease caused by the microorganism Brucella which infects multiple animal species including cattle, sheep, pigs, small ruminants, camels, water buffaloes and yaks. Brucellosis affects…

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Safe Food, Fair Food project communication now available in English, French and Portuguese

During our writeshop in November 2012, some of the outputs we finalized were a poster (see below) and a factsheet for a wider dissemination of our project goals and achievements. We took advantage of the linguistic diversity of our group’s participants and the factsheet was translated in Portuguese and French to address the non-Anglophone countries … Continue reading

Agri-Health / Animal Products / Côte d’Ivoire / Countries / East Africa / Ethiopia / Food Safety / Health (human) / ILRI / Kenya / Mali / Regions / Southern Africa / Tanzania / West Africa

Safe Food Fair Food writeshop

Hosted by the colleagues from the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques (CSRS), a 10-member team from East, West and Southern Africa came to Grand Bassam near Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire for a writeshop from 5 to 9 November 2012. The main objective of the writeshop was to review and finalize a series of publications that are … Continue reading

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Safe Food, Fair Food at the 13th ISVEE conference in Maastricht

From August 20-24, 2012, Safe Food, Fair Food project will be represented at the 13th International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology & Economics (ISVEE) in Maastricht, The Netherlands by: Edgar Mahundi (Poster): Quantitative assessment of the risk of acquiring campylobacteriosis from consumption of ready-to-eat beef in Arusha Municipality, Tanzania (Mahundi E, Karimuribo ED, Makita K, Toyomaki … Continue reading

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Safe Food Fair Food – July 2012 update

Congratulations to Professor Tano-Debrah and his students in Ghana (SFFF1): Kennedy Bomfeh in Ghana was awarded his M.Phil. in Food Science in July 2012 and Joy Appiah has just submitted his thesis. The soft copies will soon be posted in our ILRI repository. Ethiopia: In July and early August, Dr Girma Zewde participated in two … Continue reading