An Internet portal dedicated to pig production and wild suids in the tropics: PigTrop web site

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2006 Oct;1081:526-7. doi: 10.1196/annals.1373.078.


Considering that a wide access to updated and relevant data is a key point for livestock development and research improvement in tropics, The PigTrop web site ( is dedicated to pig production and pork commodity chains in developing countries. It mainly addresses stakeholders involved in the pig commodity chain, but also researchers, students, or development agencies with an interest in tropical pig breeding. It is run by the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD).

MeSH terms

  • Animal Husbandry / methods*
  • Animals
  • Animals, Wild
  • Databases, Factual
  • Developing Countries
  • Internet*
  • Reproduction / physiology*
  • Swine / physiology*
  • Tropical Climate
  • Veterinary Medicine / methods*