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Ethiopia

Addressing young stock mortality in smallholder farms and pastoral herds of Ethiopia

Principal Investigator (PI) and Lead Institution

Dr. Woutrina Smith, University of California - Davis

Co-PI and Collaborator Institutions

Addis Ababa University, University of Gondar Gondar, National Animal Health Diagnostic and Investigation Center

Summary

This project is under revision to ensure that it complements recent and ongoing efforts by the Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries to reduce young stock mortality in Ethiopia. The project will focus on assessing various causes of morbidity and mortality including diseases, nutrition and management practices. Subsequently it will develop technically sound and context specific solutions to these factors. This project will be supported by Strategic Partnership funds due to the importance of reducing young mortality in Ethiopia.

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