Tying up the ends of Tanzania’s meat supply chain

Livestock, Livelihoods and Health

5 November 2015

IFR’s Dr Gary Barker is a partner in Livestock, Livelihoods and Health, a collaborative research programme focused on livestock diseases, and how they affect the people of Tanzania. Livestock management is vital to many in Tanzania, but is facing challenges such as urbanisation, climate change and a growing demand for more meat and milk. All of these also change how zoonoses affect animals and people, and understanding this needs a multidisciplinary approach, which is the basis of the Livestock, Livelihoods and Health project.

In this blog article, originally published on the Livestock, Livelihoods and Health website, Dr Gary Barker explores issues around the meat supply chain in Tanzania, and how mathematical modelling could be used to better understand how this system works, and the threats of food contamination.  more +


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