A4NH / Agri-Health / East Africa / Food Safety / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Uganda / zoonotic diseases

Documenting disease prevalence in the Uganda pig value chain

Originally posted on CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish:
A disease prevalence survey in Uganda’s Masaka, Mukono and Kamuli districts was recently undertaken by a team of ILRI researchers and postgraduate students from Makerere University. Led by Michel Dione, a post-doctoral fellow with the Smallholder Pig Value Chains Development (SPVCD) project, the activity contributes…

A4NH / Food Safety / ILRI / Uganda

Safe Food, Fair Food project presents preliminary findings on survey in Kampala pig abattoir

Wambizzi Cooperative Society Limited is a Ugandan piggery cooperative that was founded in 1971 and currently runs the only registered pig abattoir in Kampala. Following an invitation by the management of the cooperative to visit the abattoir, the Safe Food, Fair Food project conducted a qualitative survey on slaughter hygiene in early August 2012. On … Continue reading