Africa / Animal Health / East Africa / Kenya / Pastoralism / Tanzania

Improving animal health in East Africa

In this podcast from the London International Development Centre, four vets describe the challenges affecting livestock within pastoralist communities in East Africa and explain an exciting project to monitor disease by using mobile phones. Dr Ezra Saitoti and Dr Paul Chacha, both field vets for the charity Vetaid, discuss how this innovative technology will help … Continue reading

Agriculture / Animal Diseases / Animal Health / Capacity Strengthening / Diagnostics / Epidemiology / Livestock

Distance learning courses on animal health and production from the LIDC

In October this year, an online database of more than 140 distance learning courses about international development, featuring courses from the RVC, was launched by Distance Learning for Development (DL4D). The postgraduate courses, including Principles of Livestock Production, Globalisation and Health, Planning for Education and Development, Climate Change and Development, and Understanding Poverty are primarily … Continue reading