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Food and biosecurity: livestock production and towards a world free of foot-and-mouth disease

Kompas, Tom; Nguyen, Hoa Thi Minh; Ha, Pham Van


A key challenge for global livestock production is the prevalence of infectious animal diseases. These diseases result in low productivity in meat and dairy production, culled animals, and significant barriers to trade and lost income from meat and meat products. Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) affects both developing countries, where it is often endemic and very costly, and developed countries where incursions result in considerable economic losses in the order of billions of dollars per...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Food Security
DOI: 10.1007/s12571-015-0436-y


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