Richard A. Bowen, Colorado State University
Co-PI and collaborator institutions
The fundamental objective of the project is to establish a comprehensive program for reporting and controlling livestock disease in Nepal, based on the empowerment of village women and interactions with the Department of Livestock Services. The goal is to implement a bottom-up approach to livestock disease monitoring that will effectively meld with the traditional top-down approach for disease control. Specific objectives and associated activities for this effort are:
October 2020 research update BOWEN VGM (Virtual General Meeting)
Photo credit: R. Bowen, R. Shakya
This work was funded in whole or part by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Food Security under Agreement # AID-OAA-L-15-00003 as part of Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems. Additional funding was received from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed here are those of the authors alone.