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Acosta, D., Hendrickx, S., and McKune, S. September 2019. The livestock vaccine supply chain: Why it matters and how it can help eradicate peste des petits ruminants, based on findings in Karamoja, Uganda. Vaccine 37 (2019) 6285–6290. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.09.011
Adesogan, A., S. McKune, Eilitta, M., Havelaar, A., and Dahl, G. 2019. Animal source foods: sustainability problem or sustainability and malnutrition solution? Perspective matters. Global Food Security, Volume 25, 100325. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2019.100325
Adesogan, A.T., and Dahl, G.E. November 2020. MILK Symposium Introduction: Dairy production in developing countries. Journal of Dairy Science, volume 103, issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18313
Amenu, K., Agga, G.E., Kumbe, A., Shibiru, A., Desta, H., Tiki, W., Dego, O.K., Wieland, B., Grace, D. and Alonso, S. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Community-tailored training to improve the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of women regarding hygienic milk production and handling in Borana pastoral area of southern Ethiopia. Journal of Dairy Science, volume 103, issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18292 It is openly available.
Balehegn, M., Duncan, A., Tolera, A., Ayantunde, A.A., Issa, S., Karimou, M., Zampaligré, N., André, K., Gnanda, I., Varijakshapanicker, P., Kebreab, E., Dubeux, J., Boote, K., Minta, M., Feyissa, F., and Adesogan, A.T. June 2020. June 2020. Improving adoption of technologies and interventions for increasing supply of quality livestock feed in low- and middle-income countries. Global Food Security, Volume 26, 100372. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100372
Balehegn, M., Mekuriaw, Z., Miller, L., McKune, S., and Adesogan. A. T. 2019. Animal source foods for improved cognitive development. Animal Frontiers. https://doi.org/10.1093/af/vfz039
Bardosh, K.L., Hussein, J.W., Sadik, E.A., Hassen, J.Y., Ketema, M., Ibrahim, A.M., Sarah Lindley McKune, S.L., and Havelaar, A.H. 2020. Chicken eggs, childhood stunting and environmental hygiene: an ethnographic study from the Campylobacter genomics and environmental enteric dysfunction (CAGED) project in Ethiopia. One Health Outlook 2, 5. https://doi.org/10.1186/s42522-020-00012-9
Birhanu, A.F., Mummed, Y.Y., and Kurtu, M.Y. 2020. Level of Bruising and DFD Carcassesfrom Bulls of Arsi, Boran and Harar Cattle Breeds in Ethiopia. Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 10, 203-218. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojas.2020.101011
Birhanu, A. F., Mummed, Y.Y., Kurtu, M.Y., O’Quinn, T., and Jiru, Y. T. 2019. Level of Pre-slaughter stress and quality of beef from Arsi, Boran and Harar cattle breeds in Ethiopia. Cogent Food & Agriculture 5: 1694233 https://doi.org/10.1080/23311932.2019.1694233
Brown, C., Havas, K., Bowen, R., Mariner, J., Fentie, K.T., Kebede, E., Berhe, N., Anselme, S., Mwiine, F.N., Lakew, M., Kroesna, K., and Hernandez, J. 2020. Animal health in a development context. Global Food Security, Volume 25, 100369. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100369
Chea, B., Kang, K., Vipham, J., Tokach, L., and Tokach, M. 2020. Assessment of Pig Disease Prevention of Smallholder Farmers and Village Animal Health Workers in Rural and Peri-Urban Cambodia. Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 10, 572-591. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojas.2020.103037
Colverson, K.E. 2018. Increasing the Health and Nutritional Outcomes of the Government of Rwanda’s “One Cow per Poor Family” Program from a Gender Perspective. Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 8 (2): 31-44. https://doi.org/10.18848/2160-1933/CGP/v08i02/31-44
Colverson, K.E., Coble-Harris, L., Galie, A., Moore, E.V. Munoz, O., McKune, S.L., Singh, N., and Mo, R. 2020. Evolution of a gender tool: WEAI, WELI and livestock research. Global Food Security, Volume 26, 100375, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100375
De Vries, A., Kaylegian, K.E., and Dahl G.E. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Improving the productivity, quality, and safety of milk in Rwanda and Nepal. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18304
Gadisa, B., Yusuf, Y., AND Kurtu M.Y. 2019. Evaluation of physical facilities, operation and management practice in selective public abattoirs in Eastern Oromia, Ethiopia. Int. J. Agric. Sc. Food Technol. 5(1): 043-049. 10.17352/2455-815X.000040. https://doi.org/10.17352/2455-815X.000040
Gadisa, B., Yusuf, Y., and Yousuf, M. 2019. Evaluation of eating quality in sensory panelist and instrumental tenderness of beef from Harar, Arsi and Bale Cattle Breeds in Oromia, Ethiopia. Int. J. Agric. Sc. Food Technol. 5(1): 035-042. http://doi.org/10.17352/2455-815X.000039
Gill, T., Ader, D., Srean, P., Hok, L., Cheat, S. and Lear, A. 2020. Living fences for improved smallholder livestock systems in Cambodia. Forests, Trees and Livelihoods. https://doi.org/10.1080/14728028.2020.1827049
Givens, D.I. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: The importance of milk and dairy foods in the diets of infants, adolescents, pregnant women, adults, and the elderly. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18296
Gomma, A.D., Issa, S., Abasse, T., Banoin, M. and Schlech, E. January 2020. Effets du ramassage des fourrages sur l’environnement et sur les activités agro-sylvo-pastorales et commerciales dans les régions sahéliennes au Niger (Effects of forage harvesting on environmental, agricultural, pastoral and trading activities in the sahelian regions of Niger). International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Volume 13, No. 6. DOI: 10.4314/ijbcs.v13i6.13
Grace, D., Wu, F., and Havelaar, A.H. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Foodborne diseases from milk and milk products in developing countries—Review of causes and health and economic implications. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18323
Kabore, M., Sanon H. O., Kiema A., et Nianogo A. J. 2020. Étude du maillon de la transformation des petits ruminants dans la commune de Ouagadougou au Burkina Faso. Spécial hors-série n° 5 — Janvier 2020, Science et technique, Sciences naturelles et appliquées. French language. (Kabore, M., , Kiema A., and Nianogo A. J. 2020. Study of the processing links of small ruminants in the communal district of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso. Special issue No. 5, January 2020, Science and Technique, Natural and Applied Sciences, p. 471-483.)
McKune, S., Lane, J., Flax, V., Ouma, E., Austin-Datta, R., Williams, R., Moore, E., Jacobs, M., and Turk, J. 2020. Making livestock research and programming more nutrition sensitive. Global Food Security, Volume 26, 100430. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100430
Miller, L.C., Neupane, S., Joshi, N., and Lohani, M. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Milk consumption is associated with better height and weight in rural Nepali children over 60 months of age and better head circumference in children 24 to 60 months of age. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18289
Minten, B., Beyene, S., and Reardon, T. 2020. Post-harvest losses in rural-urban value chains: Evidence from Ethiopia. Food Policy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2020.101860
Ndahetuye, J.B., Artursson, K., Båge, R., Ingabire, A., Karege, C., Djangwani, J., Nyman, A.K., Ongol, M.P., Tukei, M., and Persson, Y. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Microbiological quality and safety of milk from farm to milk collection centers in Rwanda. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18302. It is openly available.
Ndahetuye, J.B., Twambazimana, J., Nyman, A., Karege, C., Tukei, M., Ongol, M.P., Persson, Y., and Båge, R. June 2020. A cross sectional study of prevalence and risk factors associated with subclinical mastitis and intramammary infections, in dairy herds linked to milk collection centers in Rwanda. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Volume 179, 105007, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prevetmed.2020.105007.
Nkamwesiga, J., Coffin-Schmitt, J., Ochwo, S., Mwiine, F.N., Palopoli. A., Ndekezi, C., Isingoma, E., Nantima, N., Nsamba, P., Adiba, R., Hendrickx, S., and Mariner, J.C. 2019. Identification of Peste des Petits Ruminants Transmission Hotspots in the Karamoja Subregion of Uganda for Targeting of Eradication Interventions. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, section Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2019.00221
Nishimwe, K., Bowers, E., Ayabagabo, J.D., Habimana, R., Mutiga, S., and Maier, D. May 2019. Assessment of Aflatoxin and Fumonisin Contamination and Associated Risk Factors in Feed and Feed Ingredients in Rwanda. Toxins 2019, 11, 270. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins11050270
Paudel, T.P., Pokharel, B.R., and Shrestha, B.S. 2019. Assessment of the dairy animal feeding system of western Nepal: a synthesis of focus group discussions. SAARC J. Agric., 17(2): 253-266.
Sah, K., Karki, P., Shrestha, R.D., Sigdel, A., Adesogan, A.T., and Dahl, G.E. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Improving control of mastitis in dairy animals in Nepal. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18314
Senda, T., and Kiker, G. March 2020. Modeling Climate Change Impacts on Rangeland Productivity and Livestock Population Dynamics in Nkayi District, Zimbabwe (pp.2330). Applied Sciences, 10(7), Basel, Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.3390/app10072330
Serra, R., Kiker, G.A., Minten, B. Valerio, V.C., Varijakshapanicker, P., and Wane, A. 2020. Filling knowledge gaps to strengthen livestock policies in low-income countries. Global Food Security, Volume 26, 100428. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100428
Sreng, S., Keo, S., DeRouchey, J., Tokach, M., Chea, B., Kang, K., Hok, L., and Vipham, J. 2020. Effect of Dietary Supplement, Base Mix, and/or Soybean Meal on Growing Pig Performance. Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 10, 535-544. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojas.2020.103034
Sreng, S., Chea, B., Kang, K., Keo, S., Tokach, M.D., Tokach, L.M., Hok, L., Vipham, J.L., and DeRouchey, J.M. July 2020. Nutrient analysis of common local feed ingredients used by swine farmers in Cambodia. Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 32(7), Article #103. http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd32/7/mtoka32103.html
Sreng, S., Keo, S., DeRouchey, J.M., Tokach, M.D., Hok, L., and Vipham, J.L. 2020. Effect of Complete Feed Feeding Level and Morning Glory on Growing Pig Performance. Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 10, 493-501. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojas.2020.103030
Stark, H., Omer, A., Wereme N'Diaye, A., Sapp, A.C., Moore, E.V., and McKune, S.L. 2020. The Un Oeuf study: Design, methods and baseline data from a cluster randomised controlled trial to increase child egg consumption in Burkina Faso. Maternal and Child Nutrition, e13069. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.13069
Tefera, T.D., Mummed, Y.Y., Kurtu, M.Y., Letta, M.U., O’Quine, T.G., and Vipham, J.L. July 2019. Effect of Age and Breeds of Cattle on Carcass and Meat Characteristics of Arsi, Boran, and Harar Cattle in Ethiopia. Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 9, 367-383. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojas.2019.93030
Terefe, Y., Deblais, L., Ghanem, M., Helmy, Y.A., Mummed, B., Chen, D., Singh, N., Ahyong, V., Kalantar, K., Yimer, G., Hassen, J.Y., Mohammed, A., McKune, S.L., Manary, M.J., Ordiz, M.I., Gebreyes, W., Havelaar, A.H., and Rajashekara, G. 2020. Co-occurrence of Campylobacter Species in Children From Eastern Ethiopia, and Their Association With Environmental Enteric Dysfunction, Diarrhea, and Host Microbiome. Frontiers in Public Health, 8 (99). https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2020.00099
Tricarico, J.M., Kebreab, E., and Wattiaux M.A. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Sustainability of dairy production and consumption in low-income countries with emphasis on productivity and environmental impact. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18269. It is openly available.
Valerio, V.C., Walther, O.J., Eilittä, M., Cissé, B., Muneepeerakul, R., and Kiker, G.A. May 2020. Network analysis of regional livestock trade in West Africa. PLOS ONE 15(5): e0232681. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0232681
Varijakshapanicker, P., McKune, S., Miller, L., Hendrickx, S., Balehegn, M., Dahl, G. E., and Adesogan, A. T. 2019. Sustainable livestock systems to improve human nutrition, health, and economic status. Animal Frontiers. https://doi.org/10.1093/af/vfz041
Vipham, J.L., Amenu, K., Alonso, S., Ndahetuye, J.B., Zereyesus, Y., Nishimwe, K., Bowers, E., Maier, D., Sah, K., Havelaar, A., and Grace, D. September 2020. No food security without food safety: Lessons from livestock related research. Global Food Security, Volume 26, 100382, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100382
Vyas, D., Nelson, C.D., Bromfield, J.J., Liyanamana, P., Krause, M., and Dahl G.E. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Identifying constraints, opportunities, and best practices for improving milk production in market-oriented dairy farms in Sri Lanka. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18305
Yimer, G., Gebreyes, W., Havelaar, A., Yousuf, J, McKune, S., Mohammed, A., and O’Mathúna, D. 2020. Community engagement and building trust to resolve ethical challenges during humanitarian crises: experience from the CAGED study. Conflict and Health 14, 68. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13031-020-00313-w
Zelalem, A., Sisay, M., Vipham, J. L., Abegaz, K., Kebede, A., and Terefe, Y. January 2019. The prevalence and antimicrobial resistance profiles of bacterial isolates from meat and meat products in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Food Contamination 6(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40550-019-0071-z
Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems
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.