Multiparasitism, Production and Economics in Domestic Animals in sub-Saharan West Africa

Parasitol Today. 1998 Feb;14(2):46-9. doi: 10.1016/s0169-4758(97)01183-6.


Over the past ten years, an informal West African animal helminthosis network has developed (), with the aims of both improving livestock productivity through parasite control and, ultimately, increasing rural income. The network places a strong emphasis on building up local research capacity through scientific partnership. This article highlights recent findings from projects of the network.