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1. Publications
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1. Publications
1.1. International scientific journals

1988

  • Kuttler, K.L., Clifford, D.J. & Touray, B.N. Prevalence of anaplasmosis and babesiosis in N'Dama cattle in The Gambia. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 20: 37-41.
  • Langley, P.A., Hall, M.J.R., Felton, T. & Ceesay, M.L. Determining the age of tsetse flies, Glossina spp. (Diptera: Glossinidae): an appraisal of the pteridine fluorescence technique. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 78: 387-395.

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1989

  • Dukes, P., Faye, J., McNamara, J.J., Snow, W.F., Rawlings, P., Dwinger, R.H. & Brun, R. Isolation and cultivation in vitro of the infective, metacyclic stage of Trypanosoma (Nannomonas) simiae from Glossina morsitans submorsitans. Acta Tropica, 46: 191-203.
  • McNamara, J., Dukes, P., Snow, W.F. & Gibson, W.C. Use of DNA probes to identify Trypanosoma congolense and T.simiae in tsetse flies from The Gambia. Acta Tropica, 46: 55-61.

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1990

  • Agyemang, K., Dwinger, R.H., Jeannin, P., Leperre, P., Grieve, A.S., Bah, M.L. & Little, D.A. Biological and economic impact of trypanosome infections on milk production in N'Dama cattle managed under village conditions in The Gambia. Animal Production, 50: 383-389.
  • Agyemang, K., Dwinger, R.H., Touray, B.N., Jeannin, P., Fofana, D. & Grieve, A.S. Effects of nutrition on degree of anaemia and liveweight changes in N'Dama cattle infected with trypanosomes. Livestock Production Science, 26: 39-51.
  • Dwinger, R.H., Rawlings, P., Jeannin, P. & Grieve, A.S. Experimental infection of N'Dama cattle with trypanosomes using Glossina palpalis gambiensis caught in the wild. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 22: 37-43.
  • Kaufmann, H. & Pfister, K. The seasonal epidemiology of gastrointestinal nematodes in N'Dama in The Gambia. Veterinary Parasitology, 37: 45-54.
  • Little, D.A., Agyemang, K., Van Rompaey, J., Van Isterdael, G. & Badji, B. Sodium and phosphorus supplementation of lactating N'Dama cows under village husbandry conditions in The Gambia. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 49: 210A.
  • Little, D.A., Dwinger, R.H., Clifford, D.J., Grieve, A.S., Kora, S. & Bojang, M. Effect of nutritional level and body condition on susceptibility of N'Dama cattle to Trypanosoma congolense infection in The Gambia. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 49: 209A

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1991

  • Agyemang, K., Dwinger, R.H., Grieve, A.S. & Bah., M.L. Milk production characteristics and productivity of N'Dama cattle kept under village management in The Gambia. Journal of Dairy Science, 74: 1599-1608.
  • Agyemang, K., Dwinger, R.H., Grieve, A.S., & Little, D.A. Studies on the effects of milking on calf growth and viability and on cow reproductive performance in traditionally managed N'Dama herds. Animal Production, 53: 11-18.
  • Agyemang, K., Little, D.A., Bah, M.L. & Dwinger, R.H. Effects of post partum body weight changes on subsequent reproductive performance in N'Dama cattle maintained under traditional husbandry systems. Animal Reproduction Science, 26: 51-59
  • Agyemang, K., Rawlings, P., Clifford, D., Bojang, N. & Tamba, A. Productivity and health parameters of small ruminants in villages of The Gambia. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 39: 129-135.
  • Claxton, J.R. & Leperre, P. Parasite burdens and host susceptibility of Zebu and N'Dama cattle in village herds in The Gambia. Veterinary Parasitology, 40: 293-304.
  • Kaufmann, J. & Pfister, K. The seasonal epidemiology of gastrointestinal nematodes in N'Dama cattle in The Gambia. Veterinary Parasitology, 37: 45-54.
  • Little, D.A., Riley, J.A., Agyemang, K., Jeannin, P., Grieve, S.A., Badji, B. & Dwinger, R.H. Effect of groundnut cake supplementation during the dry season on productivity characteristics of N'Dama cows under village husbandry conditions in The Gambia. Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad), 68: 259-262.
  • Little, D.A., van der Grinten, P., Dwinger, R.H., Agyemang, K. & Kora, S. Comparison of sesame cake and cotton seed as supplementary sources of protein to weaned N'Dama bull calves in The Gambia. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 23: 126-132.
  • McNamara, J.J. & Snow, W.F. Improved identification of Nannomonas infections in tsetse flies from The Gambia. Acta Tropica, 48: 127-136.
  • Njie, A. & Agyemang, K. Performance of a station managed N'Dama herd in The Gambia. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 23: 45-54.
  • Rawlings, P., Dwinger, R.H. & Snow, W.F. An analysis of survey measurements of tsetse challenge to trypanotolerant cattle in relation to aspects of analytical models of trypanosomiasis. Parasitology, 102: 371-377.

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1992

  • Agyemang, K., Dwinger, R.H., Little, D.A., Leperre, P. & Grieve, A.S. Interaction between physiological status in N'Dama cows and trypanosome infections and its effect on health and productivity. Acta Tropica, 50: 91-99.
  • Claxton, J.R., Faye, J. & Rawlings, P. Trypanosome infections in warthogs (Phacochoerus aethiopicus) in The Gambia. Veterinary Parasitology, 41: 179-187.
  • Claxton, J.R., Leperre, P., Rawlings, P., Snow, W.F. & Dwinger, R.H. Trypanosomiasis in cattle in The Gambia: incidence, prevalence and tsetse challenge. Acta Tropica, 50: 219-225.
  • Dwinger, R.H., Clifford, D.J., Agyemang, K., Gettinby, G., Grieve, A.S., Kora, S. & Bojang, M.A. Comparative studies in N'Dama and Zebu cattle following repeated infections with Trypanosoma congolense. Research in Veterinary Science, 52: 292-298.
  • Dwinger, R.H., Grieve, A.S., Snow, W.F., Rawlings, P., Jabang, B. & Williams, D.J.L. Maternal antibodies in N'Dama calves kept under natural trypanosomiasis risk in The Gambia. Parasite Immunology, 14: 351-354.
  • Kaufmann, H., Dwinger, R.H., Hallebeek, A., van Dijk, B. & Pfister, K. The interaction of Trypanosoma congolense and Haemonchus contortus infections in trypanotolerant N'Dama cattle. Veterinary Parasitology, 43: 157-170.
  • Leperre, P., Dwinger, R.H., Rawlings, P., Janneh, L., Zuercher, G., Faye, J. & Maxwell, J. Recherche de paramètres zootechniques: études de la race N'Dama en milieu traditionnel villageois en Gambie. Revue d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire des Pays tropicaux, 45: 55-62.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Cassama, M. & Kora, S. A comparative study of gastrointestinal nematode egg output in N'Dama, Zebu and N'Dama x Zebu crossbred cattle. Parassitologia, 34: 109-113.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Zinsstag, J. & Pfister, K. African horse sickness and equine infectious anaemia serology in The Gambia. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 24: 207-208.
  • Müller, N., Hemphill, A., Imboden, M., Duvallet, G., Dwinger, R.H. & Seebeck, T. Identification and characterization of two repetitive non-variable antigens from African trypanosomes which are recognised early during infection. Parasitology, 104: 111-120.
  • Rawlings, P., Agyemang, K., Clifford, D.J., Bojang, N., Tamba, A. & Ceesay, M. Ownership patterns and management of small ruminants, equines and pigs in The Gambia. African Livestock Research, 2: 50-56.

1993

  • Agyemang, K., Clifford, D. & Little, D.A. An assessment of the biological and economic efficiency in conversion of milk to growth in N'Dama calves. Animal Production, 56: 165-170.
  • Agyemang, K., Little, D.A., Mattioli, R.C., Sonko, E. & Janneh, L. Effects of trypanosome infection on post partum liveweight change on resumption of reproductive activity in N'Dama cows. Theriogenology, 39: 985-995.
  • Fritsche, T., Kaufmann, J. & Pfister, K. parasite spectrum and seasonal epidemiology of gastrointestinal nematodes of small ruminants in The Gambia. Veterinary Parasitology, 49: 271-283.
  • Itty, P., Swallow, B.M., Rowlands, G.J., Agyemang, K. & Dwinger, R.H. Economics of village production of N'Dama cattle in The Gambia. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 32: 293-307.
  • Little, D.A., Tanner, J.C., Sonko, E. & Saho, E. Strategic wet season supplementation of traditionally managed N'Dama cows using sesame cake produced in Gambian villages. In: Animal Production in Developing Countries (Eds M. Gill, E. Owen, G.E. Pollot & T.J.L. Lawrence), Occasional Publication No. 16, British Society of Animal Production, 1993.
  • Mattioli, R.C. Natural resistance of N'Dama cattle to the major African intertropical parasitic diseases. Archivio Veterinario Italiano, 44: 25-35.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Bah, M., Faye, J., Kora, S. & Cassama, M. A. Comparison of field tick infestation on N'Dama, Zebu and N'Dama x Zebu crossbred cattle. Veterinary Parasitology, 47: 139-148.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Belem, A.M.G. & Jean, O. Note on haemoparasite frequency (Babesia, Anaplasma, Theileria and microfilaria) in wildlife of the Nazinga game ranch (Burkina Faso). Wildlife & Nature, FAO, Rome, 9(1): 18-22.
  • Rawlings, P., Ceesay, M.L., Wacher, T.J. & Snow, W.F. The distribution of tsetse flies Glossina morsitans submorsitans and G.palpalis gambiensis (Diptera: Glossinidae) in The Gambia and the application of survey results to tsetse and trypanosomiasis control. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 83: 625-632.
  • Staeuber, N., Fye, B., Zinsstag, J. & McCullough, K.C. Seroepidemiological study of African horse sickness virus in The Gambia. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 31: 2241-2243.
  • Wacher, T.J., Rawlings, P. & Snow, W.F. Cattle migration and stocking densities in relation to tsetse-trypanosomiasis challenge in The Gambia. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 87: 517-524.
  • Zinsstag, J., Ankers, P., Kaufmann, J., Sonko, S. & Pfister, K. Angewandte Forschung in der Entwicklungs-Zusammenarbeit. Landwirtschaft Schweiz, 6: 583-588.

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1994

  • Ankers, P., Zinsstag, J. & Pfister, K. Quasi-absence de réinfestation par les strongles du bétail gambien en saison sèche. Revue d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire des Pays tropicaux, 47: 201-205.
  • Belem A.M.G., Mattioli R. & Jean O., Note sur la prévalence des hémoparasites (Babesia, Theileria, Anaplasma et microfilaires) chez les animaux sauvages du ranch de gibier de Nazinga au Burkina Faso. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 42: 183-186.
  • Dwinger, R.H., Agyemang, K., Kaufmann, J., Grieve, A.S. & Bah, M.L. Effects of trypanosome and helminth infections on health and production parameters of village N'Dama cattle in The Gambia. Veterinary Parasitology, 54: 353-365.
  • Dwinger, R.H., Agyemang, K., Snow, W.F., Rawlings, P., Leperre, P. & Bah, M.L. Productivity of trypanotolerant cattle kept under traditional management conditions in The Gambia. The Veterinary Quarterly, 16: 81-86.
  • Leperre, P. & Claxton, J.R. Comparative study of trypanosomosis in zebu and N'Dama cattle in The Gambia. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 26: 139-145.
  • Little, D.A., Wassink, G.J., Agyemang, K., Leperre, P., Janneh, L. & Badjie, B. Feed supplementation of lactating N'Dama cows under village husbandry. Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad), 71: 223-228.
  • Little, D.A., Wassink, G.J., Riley, J.A., Agyemang, K. Badjie, B. & Dwinger, R.H. Feed supplementation of village-based N'Dama calves. Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad), 71: 219-222.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Faye, J.A., Bah, M. & Jabang, B. Experimental Trypanosoma congolense infection on naturally-occurring ticks in N'Dama and Gobra zebu cattle. Parassitologia, 36: 305-311.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Zinsstag, J. & Pfister, K. Frequency of trypanosomosis and gastrointestinal parasites in draught donkeys in The Gambia in relation to animal husbandry. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 26: 102-108.
  • Osaer, S., Goossens, B., Clifford, D.J., Kora, S. & Cassama, M. A comparison of the susceptibility of Djallonke sheep and West African Dwarf goats to experimental infection with two different strains of Trypanosoma congolense. Veterinary Parasitology, 51: 191-204.
  • Rawlings, P., Wacher, T.J. & Snow, W.F. Cattle-tsetse contact in relation to the daily activity patterns of Glossina morsitans submorsitans in The Gambia. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 8: 57-62.
  • Romney, D.L., Bennison, J.J., Njie, A.N. & Holmes, P.H. The effect of timing of dietary supplementation on blood parameters of Gambian cattle infected with trypanosomiasis. Proceedings of the Society of Nutritional Physiology, 3: 327.
  • Wacher, T.J., Milligan, P.M., Rawlings, P. & Snow, W.F. Tsetse-trypanosomiasis challenge to village N'Dama cattle in The Gambia: field assessments of spatial and temporal patterns of tsetse-cattle contact and the risk of trypanosomiasis infection. Parasitology, 109: 149-162.
  • Zinsstag, J., Ankers, P., Mbacke, M., Clifford, D., Sonko, S., Kaufmann, J. & Pfister, K. Le "Projet helminthoses de l'Université de Berne" en Gambie (Afrique de l'Ouest), pour une amélioration de la productivité du bétail. Revue Suisse d'Agriculture, 26: 115-120.
  • Zinsstag, J., Njie, M., Kaufmann, J. & Pfister, K. Prolonged suppression of trichostrongyle egg output of N'Dama cattle by a single larvicidal treatment. Acta Tropica, 58: 99-103.
  • Zinsstag, J. & Pfister, K. Workshop summary: strategies and economics of parasite control in Africa. Veterinary Parasitology, 54: 309-311.

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1995

  • Allegri, M.P., Ferrario, I. & Ankers, P. Survey on helminth egg excretion in 1 to 5 years old children in McCarthy Island Division in The Gambia. Le Infezioni in Medicina, 4: 201-203.
  • Bonfoh, B., Zinsstag, J., Ankers, P. & Pfister, K. Contribution à l'étude de l'épidémiologie saisonnière des nématodes gastro-intestinaux chez les petits ruminants au Togo (Région des plateaux). Revue d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire des Pays tropicaux, 48: 321-326.
  • Kaufmann, J., Komma, A. & Pfister, K. The effect of herd management on the contamination of night holding areas (correos) and infections with gastrointestinal nematodes of N'Dama cattle in The Gambia. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 27: 76-82.
  • Imboden, M., Müller, N., Hemphill, A., Mattioli, R.C. & Seebeck, T. Repetitive proteins from the flagellar cytoskeleton of African trypanosomes are diagnostically useful antigens. Parasitology, 110: 249-258.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Bah, M., Kora, S., Cassama, M. & Clifford, D.J. Susceptibility to different tick genera in Gambian N'Dama and Gobra zebu cattle exposed to naturally occurring tick infestations. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 27: 95-105.
  • Mattioli, R.C. & Cassama, M. Comparison of characteristics of life cycle in female ticks collected on N'Dama and Zebu cattle. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 27: 150-154.
  • Mattioli, R.C. & Dempfle, L. Recent acquisitions on tick and tick-borne disease resistance in N'Dama (Bos taurus) and Gobra zebu (Bos indicus) cattle. Parassitologia, 37: 63-67.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Zinsstag, J., Clifford, D.J., Cassama, M. & Kora, S. Gastrointestinal strongyle egg output and its relationship with tick burden in Gambian N'Dama and Gobra zebu cattle. Tropicultura, 13(1): 19-21.
  • Ndao, M., Belot, J., Zinsstag, J. & Pfister, K. Epidémiologie des helminthoses gastro-intestinales des petits ruminants dans la zone sylvo-pastorale au Sénégal. Veterinary Research, 26: 132-139.
  • Ndao, M., Belot, J., Zinsstag, J. & Pfister, K. Epidémiologie des nématodoses gastro-intestinales des bovins dans la zone sylvo-pastorale au Sénégal. Revue de Médecine Vétérinaire, 146(2): 129-134.
  • Ndao, M., Pandey, V.S., Zinsstag, J. & Pfister, K. Effect of a single dry season anthelmintic treatment of N'Dama cattle on communal pastures in The Gambia. Veterinary Research Communications, 19: 205-213.
  • Sanyang, F.B., Wagner, H.G.W. & Clifford, D.J. The influence of suckling on calving interval of N'Dama cows in The Gambia. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 27: 191-192.
  • Tanner, J.C., Little, D.A., Holden S.J. & Dampha, K. Reducing age at first calving in N'Dama heifers using groundnut cake as supplement to grazed natural pasture in The Gambia. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 27: 113-120.

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1996

  • Akinbamijo, O.O., Dam, van J.T.P., Tolkamp, B.J. & Zwart, D. The effect of level of energy intake on rectal temperature and maintenance requirements of West African Dwarf goats. Veterinary Quarterly, 18: 26-28.
  • Akinbamijo, O.O., Lahlou-Kassi, A. & Tembely, S. Effect of experimental fascioliasis on feed intake, nitrogen balance and body weight change in pregnant and non-pregnant Menz sheep. Small Ruminant Research, 20(2): 163-169.
  • Hill, W.G., Caballero, A. & Dempfle, L. Prediction of response to selection within families. Genetic Selection Evolution, 28: 379-383.
  • Mattioli, R.C. & Faye, J.A. A comparative study of the parasitological buffy coat technique and an antigen enzyme immunoassay for trypanosome diagnosis in sequential Trypanosoma congolense infections in N'Dama, Gobra and N'Dama x Gobra crossbred cattle. Acta Tropica, 62: 71-81.
  • Mattioli, R.C. & Wilson, R.T. Trypanosomes, tsetse and trypanotolerance: co-evolution in tropical Africa. Parassitologia, 38: 531-535.
  • Snow, W.F., Norton, G.A. & Rawlings, P. Application of a system approach to problem analysis of African animal trypanosomiasis in The Gambia. Agricultural Systems, 51: 339-356.
  • Snow, W.F., Wacher, T.J. & Rawlings, P. Observations on the prevalence of trypanosomosis in small ruminants, equines and cattle, in relation to tsetse challenge in The Gambia. Veterinary Parasitology, 66: 1-11.
  • Thaller, G., Dempfle, L. & Hoeschele, I. Investigation on the inheritance of birth defects in swine by complex segregation analysis. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 113: 77-92.
  • Thaller, G., Dempfle, L. & Hoeschele, I. Maximum likelihood analysis of rare binary traits under different modes of inheritance. Genetics, 143: 1819-1829.

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1997

  • Akinbamijo, O.O., Bennison, J.J., Romney, D.L., Wassink, G.J., Jaitner, J., Clifford, D.J. & Dempfle, L. An evaluation of feed intake, digestive physiology and liveweight changes of N'Dama and Gobra zebu bulls following experimental Trypanosoma congolense infection. Animal Science, 65: 151-158.
  • Ankers, P., Fofana, S. & Biaye, A. Les dominantes du parasitisme helmintique chez les bovins, ovins et caprins en Guinée maritime, République de Guinée. Revue d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays tropicaux, 50: 111-116.
  • Bennison, J.J., Barton, D. & Jaitner, J. The production objectives and feeding strategies of ruminant livestock owners in The Gambia: Implications for policy makers. Agricultural Systems, 55: 425-444.
  • Buxadera, A.M. & Dempfle, L. Genetic and environmental factors affecting some reproductive traits of Holstein cows in Cuba. Genetic Selection Evolution, 29, 469-482.
  • Goossens, B., Osaer, S. & Kora, S. Reproductive performance of female Djallonke sheep and West African Dwarf goats following experimental infection with Trypanosoma congolense. Research in Veterinary Science, 63: 169-173.
  • Goossens, B., Osaer, S., Kora, S., Jaitner, J., Ndao, M. & Geerts, S. The interaction of Trypanosoma congolense and Haemonchus contortus infections in trypanotolerant Djallonke sheep. International Journal for Parasitology, 27: 1579-1584.
  • Itty, P., Ankers, P., Zinsstag, J., Trawally, S. & Pfister, K. Productivity and profitability of village sheep production in The Gambia. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 36: 153-172.
  • Itty, P., Zinsstag, J., Ankers, P., Njie, M. & Pfister, K. Productivity and profitability of village cattle production in The Gambia. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 36: 268-284.
  • Itty, P., Zinsstag, J., Ankers, P., Njie, M. & Pfister, K. Returns from strategic anthelmintic treatments in village cattle in The Gambia. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 32: 299-310.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Janneh, L., Corr, N., Faye, J.A., Pandey, V.S. & Verhulst, A. Seasonal prevalence of ticks and tick transmitted haemoparasites in traditionally managed N'Dama cattle with reference to strategic tick control in The Gambia. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 11: 342-348.
  • Mattioli, R.C. Factors affecting trypanosome infection rate in tsetse fly (Diptera: Glossinidae) populations. Parassitologia, 39: 53-57.
  • Osaer, S., Goossens, B., Sauveroche, B. & Dempfle, L. Evaluation of the semen quality and reproductive performance of trypanotolerant Djallonke rams following an artificial infection with Trypanosoma congolense. Small Ruminant Research, 24: 213-222.
  • Reinsch, N., Jaitner, J. & Dempfle, L. Investigations on functional traits in Simmental. 2. Incidence of diseases in German Simmental cows. Livestock Production Science, 52: 87-96.
  • Romney, D.L., N'Jie, A., Clifford, D., Holmes, P.H., Richard, D. & Gill M. The influence of plane of nutrition on the effects of infection with Trypanosoma congolense in trypanotolerant cattle. Journal of Agricultural Science, 129: 83-89.
  • Zinsstag, J., Ankers, P., Dempfle, L., Njie, M., Kaufmann, J., Itty, P., Pfister, K. & Pandey, V.S. Effect of strategic gastrointestinal nematode control on growth of N'Dama cattle in The Gambia. Veterinary Parasitology, 68: 143-153.
  • Zinsstag, J., Ankers, P. Itty, P., Njie, M., Kaufmann, J., Pandey, V.S. & Pfister, K. Effect of strategic gastrointestinal nematode control on fertility and mortality of N'Dama cattle in The Gambia. Veterinary Parasitology, 73: 105-117.

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1998

  • Akinbamijo, O.O., Bennison, J.J., Jaitner, J. & Dempfle, L. Haematological changes in N'Dama and Gobra zebu bulls during Trypanosoma congolense infection maintained under controlled feeding regimen. Acta Tropica, 69: 181-192.
  • Ankers, P., Zinsstag, J., Itty, P., Kaufmann, J. & Pfister, K. Projet suisse de recherche-développement vétérinaire en Gambie: Le point de vue de l'éleveur sur la lutte contre les helminthoses chez le bétail. Schwizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 140: 181-187.
  • Ankers, P., Itty, P., Zinsstag, J., Trawally, S. & Pfister, K. Effects on productivity and the profitability of a biannual anthelmintic treatment in village Djallonke sheep in The Gambia. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 34: 215-225.
  • de Almeida, P.J.L.P., Ndao, M., Goossens, B. & Osaer, S. PCR primer evaluation for the detection of trypanosome DNA in naturally infected goats. Veterinary Parasitology, 80: 111-116.
  • Goossens, B., Osaer, S., Kora, S., Chandler, K., Petrie, L., Thevasagayam, J.A., Wollhouse, T. & Anderson, J. Abattoir survey on small ruminants in The Gambia. Veterinary Record, 142: 277-281.
  • Goossens, B., Osaer, S., Kora, S. & Ndao, M. Haematological changes in Djallonke ewes and West African Dwarf does following experimental Trypanosoma congolense infection. Veterinary Parasitology, 79: 283-297.
  • Mattioli, R.C. Comment on a possible explanation of the apparent breed related resistance in cattle to bont (Amblyomma hebraeum) infestations. Veterinary Parasitology, 79: 263-264.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Belem, A.M.G., Ki Zerbo, A. & Thiry, E. Killing out percentage of some wild animal species of the Nazinga game ranch (Burkina Faso). Tropical Animal Health and Production, 30: 137-140.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Dampha, K., Bah, M., Verhulst, A. & Pandey, V.S. Effects of controlling natural field-tick infestation on the growth of N'Dama and Gobra zebu cattle in The Gambia. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 34: 137-146.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Jaitner, J., Clifford, D.J., Pandey, V.S. & Verhulst, A. Trypanosome infections and tick infestations: susceptibility in N'Dama, Gobra zebu and Gobra x N'Dama crossbred cattle exposed to natural challenge and maintained under high and low of surveillance of trypanosome infections. Acta Tropica, 71: 57-71.
  • Osaer, S., Goossens, B., Jeffcoate, I. & Holmes, P. Effect of Trypanosoma congolense and nutritional supplements in Djallonke ewes on live weight during pregnancy, post partum weight, haematology parameters and lamb performance. Research in Veterinary Science, 65: 65-69.
  • Osaer, S., Goossens, B., Jeffcoate, I., Kora, S., Jaitner, J. & Holmes, P. Effects of Trypanosoma congolense and nutritional supplements on establishment and outcome of pregnancy in trypanotolerant Djallonke ewes. Animal Reproduction Science, 51: 97-109.
  • Rawlings, P., Snow, W.F., Boorman, J., Denison, E., Hamblin, C. & Mellor, P.S. Culicoides in relation to transmission of African Horse Sickness virus in The Gambia. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 12: 155-159.
  • Zinsstag, J., Ankers, P., Ndao, M., Bonfoh, B. & Pfister, K. Multiparasitism, production and economics in domestic animals in sub-Saharan West Africa. Parasitology Today, 14: 46-49.

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1999

  • Bennison, J.J., Akinbamijo, O.O., Jaitner, J., Dempfle, L., Hendy, C.R.C & Leaver, J.D. Effects of nutrition pre-partum and post-partum on subsequent productivity and health of N'Dama cows infected with Trypanosoma congolense. Animal Science, 68: 819-829.
  • Goossens, B., Osaer, S., Ndao, M., Van Winghem, J. & Geerts, S. The susceptibility of Djallonke and Djallonke-Sahelian crossbred sheep to Trypanosoma congolense and helminth infection under different diet levels. Veterinary Parasitology, 85: 25-41.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Faye, J.A. & Büscher, P. Susceptibility of N'Dama cattle to experimental challenge and cross-species superchallenges with bloodstream forms of Trypanosoma congolense and T.vivax. Veterinary Parasitology, 86: 83-94.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Jaitner, J. & Bah, M. Efficiency and cost of strategic use of acaricide for tick control in N'Dama cattle in The Gambia. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 13: 33-40.
  • Osaer, S., Goossens, B., Kora, S., Gaye, M. & Darboe, L. Health and productivity of traditionally managed Djallonke sheep and West African Dwarf goats under high and moderate trypanosomosis risk. Veterinary Parasitology, 82: 101-119.
  • Osaer, S., Goossens, B., Jeffcoate, I.A., Kora, S. & Holmes, P. Effects of Trypanosoma congolense and nutritional supplements on puberty, age at first lambing and haematology changes in Djallonke ewe lambs. Veterinary Parasitology, 80: 215-230.
  • Osaer, S., Goossens, B., Eysker, M. & Geerts, S. The effects of prophylactic anthelmintic treatment on productivity of traditionally managed Djallonke sheep and West African Dwarf goats kept under high trypanosomosis risk. Acta Tropica, 74: 13-24.
  • Snow, W.F. & Rawlings, P. Methods for the rapid appraisal of African animal trypanosomosis in The Gambia. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 42: 67-86.

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2000

  • Mattioli, R.C., Pandey, V.S., Murray, M. & Fitzpatrick, J.L. Review on immunogenetic influences on tick resistance in African cattle with particular reference to trypanotolerant N'Dama (Bos taurus) and trypanosusceptible Gobra zebu (Bos indicus) cattle. Acta Tropica, 75: 263-277.
  • Zinsstag, J., Ankers, P., Njie, M., Itty, P., Monsan, V., Kaufmann, J., Smith, T., Pandey, V.S. & Pfister, K. Effect of strategic gastrointestinal nematode control on feacal egg count in traditional West Africa cattle. Veterinary Research, 31: 259-266.
  • Zinsstag, J., Ankers, P., Njie, M., Smith, T., Pandey, V.S., Pfister, K. & Tanner, M. Heritability of gastrointestinal nematode feacal egg counts in West Africa village N'Dama cattle and its relation to age. Veterinary Parasitology, 89: 71-78.

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1.2. In press and submitted

  • Agyemang, K., Clifford, D.J., Barrow, A., Corr, N. & Dwinger, R.H. Analysis of livestock sales at farm-gate and carcass characteristics of N'Dama cattle raised under traditional husbandry systems in The Gambia. African Livestock Research.
  • Akinbamijo, O.O. & Smith, O.B. 'Useful wastes': a panacea for urban crop-livestock system in The Gambia. Urban Agriculture.
  • Alford, R.J., Bennison, J.J. & Pearson, R.A. Working and feeding strategies of draught N'Dama oxen in a Gambian village. Agricultural Systems.
  • Bennison, J.J. Effects of groundnut hay supplementation on the health and productivity of N'Dama cows infected with Trypanosoma congolense. Tropical Animal Health and Production.
  • Greiner, M., Mattioli, R.C., Faye, J., Rebeski, D., Winger, E. & Mehlitz, D. Susceptibility and detectability of bovine trypanosomosis under natural infection challenge: study of diagnostic test performance using survival analysis. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.
  • Jaitner, J., Sowe, J., Secka-Njie, E. & Dempfle, L. Ownership pattern and management practices of small ruminants in The Gambia - Implications for a breeding programme. Small Ruminant Research.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Bah, M., Reibl, R. & Jongejan, F. Cowdria ruminantium antibodies in acaricide-treated and untreated cattle exposed to Amblyomma variegatum vector ticks in The Gambia. Experimental and Applied Acarology.
  • Mattioli, R.C., Faye, J.A. & Jaitner, J. Estimation of trypanosomal status by the buffy coat technique and an antibody detection enzyme-linked immunoassay (antibody ELISA) for assessment of the impact of trypanosomosis on health and productivity of N'Dama cattle in The Gambia. Veterinary Parasitology.
  • Mattioli, R.C. & Mehlitz, D. Note on vector-borne haemoparasite complexes (Woula and Dasso) reported as a major potential disease risk factor impairing cattle health and production in tsetse-infested areas of West Africa. Parassitologia.
  • Njie, O. Current patterns of local browse tree species utilisation in The Gambia. Journal of Agroforestry Systems.
  • Osaer, S., Akinbamijo, O.O. & Goossens, B. Some biochemical changes following Trypanosoma congolense infection in Djallonke ewe lambs and breeding ewes fed on two levels of nutrition. Acta Tropica.
  • Smith, O.B. & Akinbamijo, O.O. Micronutrients and reproduction in farm animals. Animal Reproduction Science.
  • Wacher, T.J. & Snow, W.F. Ranging behaviour of N'Dama cattle in The Gambia. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

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1.3. Scientific divulgation journals

  • Alford, R.J. & Bennison, J.J. (1998). A note on field working levels and farmer perceptions of draught oxen, cows and equines in two Gambian villages. Draught Animal News.
  • Mattioli, R.C. (1996). Research programme on ticks and tick-borne diseases of the International Trypanotolerance Centre. Newsletter on ticks and tick-borne diseases of livestock in the tropics, 2: 4.
  • Mattioli, R.C. (1999). Needs for improving diagnosis of animal trypanosomosis in West Africa. Newsletter on Integrated Control of Pathogenic Trypanosomes and their Vectors, 1: 9-11.
  • Mattioli, R.C. (2000). Resistance to trypanosomosis, a perennial problem. Coraf Action Quarterly Newsletter for Research and Agricultural Development in West and Central Africa, 16: 3.
  • Mattioli, R.C. (2000). Trypanotolerance and livestock in West Africa. Tsetse and Trypanosomosis Information Quarterly, 23: 56-57.
  • Mattioli, R.C. & Mehlitz, D. (1999). Conquering trypanosomosis. Coraf Action Quarterly Newsletter for Research and Agricultural Development in West and Central Africa, 11: 6.
  • Mattioli, R.C. & Mehlitz, D. (1999). International Trypanotolerance Centre: Research Strategies, Activities and Recent Achievements. Tsetse and Trypanosomosis Information Quarterly, 22: 2-3.
  • Osaer, S. & Goossens, B. (1999). Trypanotolerance in Djallonke sheep and West African Dwarf goats in The Gambia. Equator, 11: 5-8.
  • Osaer, S., Goossens, B. & Jeffcoate, I. (1999). Effects of diet and trypanosomosis in Djallonke ewes in The Gambia. Equator, 10: 5-7.

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2. Books, book chapters and solicited articles

2.1. Books

  • Agyemang, K., Dwinger, R.H., Little, D.A. & Rowlands, G.J. (1997). Village N'Dama cattle production in West Africa: six years of research in The Gambia. International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya, and International Trypanotolerance Centre, Banjul, The Gambia, 131 pp.
  • Kaufmann, J. (1996). Parasitic infections of Domestic Animals: a diagnostic manual. Birkhauser Verlag, Basel, 423 pp.

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2.2. Book chapters and solicited articles

  • ILCA/ILRAD Trypanotolerance Network. Situation report, December 1985. Proceedings of a network meeting held at ILCA, Nairobi. International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1986, 98 pp.
  • African Trypanotolerant Livestock Network. Indications from results 1983-1985. International Centre for Africa (ILCA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1986, 138 pp.
  • Dempfle, L. (1994). Zuchtwertschätzung. In: H. Kräuslich (Ed.), Tierzüchtunggslehre. Verlag Eugen Ulmer, Stuttgart, Germany, pp. 281-304.
  • Dwinger, R.H., Agyemang, K. & Little, D.A. N'Dama cattle: managing Africa's genetic resources. ILRAD Reports, Vol. 7, No. 4, October 1989, 8 pp.

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2002

List of Publications - 2002

Institutional Project 1

  • Masumu, J.M.,(2002) IMTA Thèse de MSc , No 105, 2002. Etudes de risques et contraints pathologiques lies à Ia productivité de moutons dans le département de Sedhiou au sud du Senegal. Pp 63.

  • Leak, S.A. Faye, D. Geerts, S., 2002. Genetic resistance to vectors and vector-borne diseases in indigenous West African livestock. Newsletter on Integrated Control of Pathogenic trypanosomes and their Vectors, No 6, 36 -38

  • Faye, Osaer, S., Goossens, B., Van Winghem, J., Dorny, P., Lejon, V., Losson, B., Geerts, S. 2002. Susceptibility of trypanotolerant West African Dwarf goats and Fl crosses with the susceptible Sahelian breed to experimental Trypanosoma congolense infection with interactions with helminth infections and different levels of diet. Veterinary Parasitology, 108, 117-136.

Institutional Project 2

Bulletin No 1 : Gestion de Ia chimiorésistance dans le cadre de lutte intégrée contre Ia Trypanosomose dans Ia zone cotolmière de I’Afrique de L’Ouest, November 2002. Contribution to the content by S. Munstermann.

Institutional Project 3

  • Faye, D., Osaer, S., Goossens, B., van Winghem, J., Dorny, P., Lejon, V., Losson, B., Geerts, S. (2002). Susceptibility of trypanotolerant West-African Dwarf goats and their Fl crosses with the susceptible Sahelian breed to experimental Trypanosoma congolense infection and interactions with helminth infections and different levels of diet. Vet Parasitol 108: 117-136.

  • Leak, S., Faye, D., Geerts, S. (2002). Genetic resistance to vectors and vector-borne diseases in indigenous West African livestock. ICPTV Newsletter No. 6, pp. 36-38

  • D. Faye, S. Leak, S. Nouala, A. Fall, B. Losson, S. Geerts (2002). Effects of gastrointestinal helminth infections and plane of nutrition on the health and productivity of F1 (West African Dwarf x Sahelian) goat crosses in The Gambia. Submitted to Small Ruminant Research

  • Akinibamijo, 0.0, Pearson, R.A and Fall, A. (2002). Management strategies for trypanotolerant draught animals in West Africa. Accepted Chapter of an EAAP book, in press.

Institutional Project 4

  • Akinbamijo, 0.0.; Fall, S.T. and Smith, 0.B. (2002) (Eds). Advances in Crop-Livestock integration in West

Africa cities. ITC/ISRA/IDRC, ISBN 90-6464-982-0. 213 pp.

  • Akinbamijo, 0.0.; S T. Fall, 0.B. Smith. 2002. The Production Environment of the Horticulture-Livestock Integration option in Sene-Gambia Urban Agriculture. Contributed Chapter to Advances in Crop-Livestock Integration in West African Cities. Akinbamijo, 0.0.; S.T. Fall, 0.B. Smith (Eds). ITC/ISRA/IDRC, ISBN 90-6464-982-0. (Pp. 37-52).

  • Akinbamijo, 0. 0.; S. A.; Adediran, S Nouala,.; S. T Fall,. 0. B. Smith. 2002. ‘Useful Wastes’ in urban Agriculture: valid arguments for urban crop-livestock systems. Contributed Chapter to Advances in Crop-Livestock Integration in West African Cities. Akinbamijo, 0. 0.; S. T. Fall, 0. B. Smith (Eds). ITC/ISRA/IDRC, ISBN 90-6464-982-0. (Pp. 53-68).

  • Fall, S.T., 0.0 Akinbamijo,. I. Cissé, S.A Adediran,. 2002. Impact de l’intégration entre l’horticulture et l’élevage sur Ia productivité des systèmes périurbains dans I’espace Sénégambien. Contributed Chapter to Advances in Crop-Livestock integration in West African Cities. Akinbamijo, 0.0.; ST. Fall, 0.B. Smith (Eds). ITC/ISRA/IDRC, ISBN 90-6464-982-0. (Pp. 69-84).

  • Cissé I.; S.T. Fall,; 0.0 Akinbamijo, , Y.Mb Diop, S.A Adediran. 2002. L’utilisatjon des pesticides et leurs incidences sur Ia contamination des nappes phréatiques dans Ia zone des Niayes au Sénégal. Contributed Chapter to Advances in Crop-Livestock Integration in West African Cities. Akinbamijo, 0.0.; S. T. Fall 0.B. Smith (Eds) ITC/ISRA/IDRC, ISBN 90-6464-982-0. (Pp. 85-100).

  • Agyemang, K, Smith, 0. B. and P. A. Seck. 2002. Prospects of Urban Agriculture in the near future: An Epilogue. Contributed Chapter to Contemporary Issues On City Farming In West Africa: Horticulture .Livestock Integrated Aspects. Akinbamijo, 0.0.; S. 1. Fall, 0. B. Smith (Eds). ITC/ISRA/IDRC ISBN 90-6464-982-0. (Pp. 195-202).

Institutional Project 5

  • Steglich, M. and Peters, K.J. 2002. Agro-pastoralists’ trait preferenes in N’Dama cattle Participatory methods to access breeding objectives. In: Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock. Montpellier, France, p. 315-318

  • Madelina, F.E., Agyemang, K., Cardellino, R.C., Jam, G.L. 2002 Genetic improvement in medium to low-input systems of Animal production. Experiences to date. In : Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock. Montpellier, France, p. 3 15-3 18

  • Agyemang, K. and Fall, A. 2002. Genetic improvement in medium to low-input systems of animal production. Experiences to date: the West African experience. In : Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock. Montpellier, France, p. 315-318

  • Bosso, N.A. van der Waaij, E.H., van Arendonk, J.A.M. 2002. Genetic parameters for growth traits in The Gambia. In: Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock. Montpellier, France, p.315-318

  • Bosso. NA., van der Waaij, E.H., Agyemang, K., van Arendonk, J.A.M. 2002. Genetic parameters for growth traits in N’Dama cattle under tsetse challenge in The Gambia (accepted for publication)

  • Akinbamijo, 0. 0.; Nouala. S.; Sanyang, F. B. and 0. B. Smith. 2002. Utilisation of horticultural residues by N’Dama cattle and their crosses in The Gambia. Livestock Production Science (In Press)

  • Nouala, F.S., Akinbamijo, 0.0.. Smith,0.B. and Pandey, VS. 2002. Nutritive value of ruminant feed resources of horticultural origin in pen-urban area in The Gambia. Animal Feed Science and Technology (In Press)

  • Manirakiza. P..: Akinbamijo, 0. 0.; Covaci, A., Pitonzo, R. and P.Schepens. 2002. Assessment of organochlorine pesticide residues in West African city farms: Banjul and Dakar case study. Arch. Environ Contam. Toxicol. (In Press)

  • Manirakiza, P.; A~kinbamijo, 0. 0.; Covaci, A., Adediran, A. Cisse I, Fall, S. T. and P. Schepens. 2002. Persistent chlorinated pesticides in fish, cattle fat and their implications on human serum concentrations from West African countries: Sene-Gambia case study. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 4:1-11

Institutional Project 9

  • Hempen, M, Unger, F, Munstermann, S, Zessin K.H. (2002)

First results of the hiygienic status of raw and sour milk from smallholder dairy farms and local markets and potential risk for public health in The Gambia, Senegal and Guinea Conakry. 26th IDF World Dairy Congress, 24 — 27 September 2002, Paris, France.

  • S. Münstermann, 2002. Is milk harmful? Article in Coraf Action, No 22, January to March 2002, p. 9

Institutlonal Project 10

  • Somda J. and Kamuanga M. (2002): Resources endowment, income distribution and technology demand among pen-urban smallholders in The Gambia. Submitted to World Development

  • Somda J. (2002): Factors affecting the marketable surplus of milk in the smallholder farming systems in The Gambia. Submitted to Agricultural Systems.

  • Somda J., Kamuanga M. and Tollens E. (2002): Characteristics and economic viability of milk production in the smallholder farming systems in The Gambia. Submitted to Agricultural Economics.

  • Kamuanga, M., Mugalla, C. and Somda, J. (2002): Socio-economic analysis of tsetse control experiments in CRD, The Gambia: Impacts and farmers’ perceptions. Submitted for publication

Institutional Project 11

  • Agyemang, K. (2002). Data Management for Development (forthcoming)

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List of Publications - 2003

Scientific Journals:

  • Akinbamijo, O.O., Nouala, S., Sanyang, F.B. & O. B. Smith. 2003. Utilisation of horticultural residues by N’Dama cattle and their crosses in The Gambia. Livestock Production Science 80, 221-228.

  • Faburay, B., Münstermann, S, Geysen, D., Fall, A. & Jongejaan, F. (2003):  Serological transect study of Ehrlichia ruminantium infection in small ruminants in The Gambia (submitted).

  • Faye, D., Leak, S.G.A., Nouala, S., Fall, A., Losson, B. & Geerts, S. 2003 Effects of gastrointestinal helminth infections and plane of nutrition on the health and productivity of F1 (West African Dwarf X Sahelian) goat crosses in The Gambia. Small Ruminant Research, 50, 153-161.

  • Faye, D., Sulon, J., Kane, Y., Beckers, J.-F., Leak, S.G.A., Melo de Sousa, N., Losson, B. & Geerts, S. Effects of an experimental Trypanosoma congolense infection on the reproductive performance of West African Dwarf goats. Submitted to Theriogenology.

  • Faye, D., Leak, S.G.A., Kora, S., Losson, B. & Geerts, S. Influence of an experimental T. congolense infection and intercurrent stress factors on milk production and some biochemical parameters in West African Dwarf Goats. Submitted to Acta Tropica.

  • Bosso, N. A., Cissé, M.F., van der Waaij, E.H., Fall, A. & van Arendonk, J.A.M. Genetic and phenotypic parameters of body weight in West African Dwarf goats and Djallonké sheep. (Submitted to Small Ruminant Research).

  • Manirakiza, P., Akinbamijo, O.O., Covaci, A., Pitonzo, R. & Schepens, P. 2003. Assessment of organochlorine pesticide residues in West African city farms. Arch. Environ Contam Toxicol., 44, 171-179.

  • Münstermann, S., Somda, J., Kamuanga, M., Hempen, M., Unger, F. & Carayol, D., Small scale milk transformation to enhance value added milk production from the local dairy sector for the peri-urban markets in The Gambia. Sahelian Studies and Research. Accepted December 2003.

  • Nouala, S., Akinbamijo, Y., Smith, O.B. & Pandey, V. Horticultural Residues as ruminant feed in peri-urban area of The Gambia. South African Journal of African Science. In press.

  • Nouala, S., Akinbamijo, Y., Bosso, N.A. & Agyemang, K. The Comparative Performance of N’Dama crossbred cows under two supplementation levels in The Gambia. Livestock Research for Development. In press.

  • Somda J., Kamuanga, M. & Tollens, E. 2003. Evaluating willingness to adopt integrated packages for trypanosomiasis control in The Gambia: Application of demand revealing mechanisms. Journal of African Economies. In press.

  • Somda, J., Kamuanga, M. & Tollens, E. 2003. Characteristics and Economic Viability of farm Milk Production in the Smallholder Farming Systems in The Gambia. Agricultural Systems. In press.

  • Unger, F., Goumou, A., Diallo, B., Hempen, M., Münstermann, S. & Zessin, K-H. 2003. Prevelance of Brucella abortus in herds supplying milk to local markets in Basse, Guinea and associated public health risk. Submitted to Revue d’Elevage et de Médicine Vétérinaire de Pays Tropicaux.

Book Chapters:

  • Akinbamijo, O.O., R.A. Pearson & A. Fall. 2003. Management Strategies for Trypanotolerant Draught Animals in West Africa. In ‘Working Animals in Agriculture and Transport. European Association for Animal Production Technical Series No 6. Wageningen Academic Publishers. ISBN 90-76-998256. Pp 113-122.

  • Fall, A. Fall, A. Diack & F. Dia 2003. The role of work animals in semi-arid West Africa: current issues and their potentials for future contribution. In: ‘Working Animals in Agriculture and Transport. European Association for Animal Production. Technical Series No. 6. Wageningen Academic Publishers. ISBN 90-76-998256. Pp 27-38.

  • Leak, S.G.A. 2003. Tsetse fly. In: Encyclopaedia of Insects. Eds. Carde, R.T. & Resh, V. Academic Press.

Conference and Workshop Proceedings:

Oral Presentations

  • Agyemang, K. Agriculture and Livestock integration in the context of the developing world, with emphasis on SSA. 2nd Triennial Conference, GFAR, Dakar, 22-24 May 2003.

  • Akinbamijo, O. O. 2003. Efficiency of Tsetse and trypanosomiasis intervention and the research agenda of ITC. Joint PAG/ICPTV Meeting, Pretoria, South Africa, Sept 23-26 2003.

  • Akinbamijo, O.O., J.J. Bennison & L. Dempfle 2003. Evaluation of diet and infection effects on blood metabolites of lactating trypanotolerant cows under artificial trypanosomal challenge. ISCTRC 27th Meeting, Pretoria, South Africa, Sept 29- Oct 4 2003.

  • Akinbamijo, O.O. Introduction to Peri-Urban/Market Oriented Systems. PROCORDEL National Conference, The Gambia, November 2003.

  • Akinbamijo, O.O. Feeding for milk: an evaluation of peri-urban feeding strategies based on locally available materials. PROCORDEL National Conference, The Gambia, Nov. 2003.

  • Bosso, N.A., van der Waaij, E.H., Agyemang, K. & van Arendonk, J.A.M. Genetic parameters for growth traits under tsetse challenge in a pure N’Dama breed in The Gambia. Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of European Association for Animal Production. Rome, Italy, 31 August -3 September 2003.

  • Diall, O., Clausen, P-H, Diallo, B., Münstermann, S., Bocoum, Z., Diarra, B., Barry, A.M., Bengaly, Z., Affognon, H., Randolph, T.F., McDermott, J.J. Field characterization of trypanocide resistance in the cotton zone of West Africa. Proceedings of the 10th Symposium of the International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, November 17-21, 2003 Vina del Mar, Chile.

  • Diall, O., Clausen, P-H, Diallo, B., Münstermann, S., Bocoum, Z., Djiteye, A., Diarra, B., Barry, A.M., Bengaly, Z., Affognon, H., Randolph, T.F., McDermott, J.J. Evaluation de la chimiorésistance des trypanosomes dans la zone sub-humide cotonnière de l’Afrique de l’Ouest. ISCTRC, 27th Meeting, October 2003, Pretoria, South Africa.

  • Bosso, A.N., Corr, N. & Fall, A. Genetic Improvement of Trypanotolerant Cattle, Sheep and Goat in The Gambia (Purebreeding Programme). PROCORDEL National Conference, Banjul, The Gambia, November 2003.

  • Faburay, B., Münstermann, S., Fall, A., Jongejaan, F., Geysen, D. Cowdriosis: Some epidemiological aspects. PROCORDEL National Conference, The Gambia, November 2003.

  • Fall, A. An introduction to Low-input Livestock Production Systems. PROCORDEL National Conference, The Gambia, November 2003.

  • Hempen, M. Quelques caractéristiques de la filière laitière informelle et l’hygiène du lait produit dans ce système en Gambie et au Sénégal at a Conference on “Supply, Hygiene and Quality of milk and milk products in the Sahel”, Bamako, Mali, 24 February to 2 March 2003.

  • Hempen, M. Quelques caractéristiques de la filière laitière informelle et l’hygiène du lait produit dans ce système en Gambie et au Sénégal at a Seminar on “Results from studies on the dairy sector in Tambacounda and Kolda”, Kolda, Senegal, 4 to 6 June 2003.

  • Hempen, M. The hygienic status of raw and sour milk from smallholder dairy farms and local markets and potential risk for public health. PROCORDEL National Conference, Banjul, The Gambia, November 2003.

  • Leak, S.G.A., Ceesay, M.L., Fofana, D. & Münstermann, S. Prevailing diseases and control options for F1 cattle in the Kombos Districts of The Gambia. PROCORDEL National Conference, Banjul, The Gambia, November 2003.

  • Münstermann, S., Schönefeld, A. 2003. Capacity Building Applied to a Livestock Research Network in West Africa to Enhance the Development Process. Deutscher Tropentag Göttingen, 8-10 October, 2003.  

  • Münstermann, S. Overview of the PROCORDEL programme 2001-2004. PROCORDEL National Conference, Banjul, The Gambia, November 2003.

  • Sanyang, F.B. Development of a milk production scheme in peri-urban areas based on an F1-breeding scheme PROCORDEL National Conference, Banjul, The Gambia, November 2003.

  • Schoenefeld, A. Training and Capacity Building. PROCORDEL National Conference, Banjul, The Gambia, November 2003.

  • Somda, J., Kamuanga, M. and Tollens, E. 2003. Evaluating willingness to adopt integrated packages for trypanosomiasis control in The Gambia: Application of demand revealing mechanisms. ISCTRC, 27th meeting, 29 September - 3 October 2003, Pretoria, South Africa.

  • Unger, F. (2003). Regional studies on bovine brucellosis and the related public health risk carried out at ITC in 2000-2003. Commonwealth Veterinary Association Regional Conference, 13-15 October 2003, Gambia.

  • Unger, F. Selected results of studies on zoonoses and the related public health risk carried out in The Gambia in 2000-2003: Bovine tuberculosis and brucellosis in cattle; Salmonellosis in cattle and chickens. PROCORDEL National Conference, 13-14 November 2003, The Gambia.

  • Unger, F. Résultats d‘une étude sur les zoonoses et les risques associés pour la santé publique réalisée en Guinée entre 2000 et 2003. Proceedings of the PROCORDEL National Conference, 3-4 December 2003, Conakry, Guinea.

  • Unger, F. Résultats d‘une étude sur les zoonoses (B. abortus) et les risques associés pour la santé publique réalisée en Guinée entre 2000 et 2003. Proceedings of the PROCORDEL National Conference, 3-4 December 2003, Conakry, Guinea.

  • Unger, F., Konte, M. Résultats d’une étude sur les zoonoses et risques associés pour la santé publique réalisée au Sénégal entre 2000 et 2003. Proceedings of the PROCORDEL National Conference, 22 December 2003, Dakar, Senegal.

Poster presentations

 

  • Adediran S.A., Cham, A.O. F., Hess, P., Schade, C., Sillah, J., Njie, O., Münstermann, S. & Agyemang, K. 2003. Linking Agroforestry with smallholder Livestock production – A strategy for Participatory Forest Management with communities in the Central River Division of The Gambia. International Research on Food Security, Natural resource Management and Rural Development: Deutscher Tropentag 2003, Georg-August Universität, Göttingen, 8-10 October 2003.

  • Adediran S.A., O.B. Akinbamijo, O.O. Akinbamijo (2003). Environmental Implication of Fuelwood Extraction and Gender Roles – Farmers’ Perception of Sustainable Forest Management in West Africa. International Research on Food Security, Natural resource Management and Rural Development: Deutscher Tropentag 2003, Georg-August Universität, Göttingen, 8-10 October 2003.

  • Akinbamijo, Y., Nouala, S., Saecker, J., Adesina, M.A., Hoffman, E., Muetzel, S., Fugile, L. & Becker, K. (2003). Prospect of Moringa oleifera as a Feed Resource in the West Africa Mixed Farming System.  International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development: Deutscher Tropentag 2003, Georg-August Universität, Göttingen, 8-10 October 2003.

  • Akinbamijo, O. O., R. A. Pearson & A. Fall 2003. Quantitative approaches to the maintenance of Trypanotolerance of working N’Dama (Bos taurus) bulls in The Gambia. ISCTRC, 27th meeting, Pretoria, South Africa, Sept 29-Oct 4 2003.

  • Akinbamijo, O. O.; S. T. Fall, S. A. Adediran, P. Manirakiza F. B. Sanyang and O. B. Smith. 2003. The evolution of integrated Urban Farms in The Gambia and Senegal - a demonstration of sustainable partnerships in agricultural development. Second triennial conference of the Global Forum for Agricultural Research, Dakar, Senegal. 22-24 May, 2003.

  • Bosso, N. A., van der Waaij, E.H., Agyemang, K. and van Arendonk, J.A.M. Environmental and genetic effects on growth of N’Dama cattle raised under tsetse challenge. ISCTRC, 27th Meeting, Pretoria, South Africa. September 29 - 3 October 2003.

  • Hempen, M., Unger, F., Münstermann, S., Seck, M.T., Zessin, K.-H. Small Scale Milk Processing: a Business Benefiting both Dairy Farmers and Consumers at the Conference “Deutscher Tropentag” 2003, Georg-August Universität, Göttingen, Germany, 8 to 10 October 2003.

  • Leak, S.G.A., Hoeven, E., Kora, S., Faye, D. & Hanotte, O. 2003 Trypanotolerance and Genetic characterisation of small ruminants in West Africa. ISCTRC, 27th meeting, Pretoria, South Africa, 2003.

  • Münstermann, S., A. Fall, Y. Akinbamijo, A. Schönefeld, S. Leak, K. Agyemang. PROCORDEL: A regional research network for livestock development in West Africa. Conference on International Agricultural Research for Development, Deutscher Tropentag, October 2003, Göttingen, Germany.

  • Münstermann, S., D. Richard, M. Kamunaga, K. Agyemang, A. Gouro. PROCORDEL: A Model for Regional ARD partnership. Second triennial Conference, Global Forum for Agricultural Research (GFAR), Dakar, Senegal, May 2003.

  • nstermann, S., Mbake, M., Mboge, K. Trypanocidal drug efficiency in trypanotolerant cattle in a high challenge area of The Gambia. ISCTRC, 27th Meeting, Pretoria, South Africa, 2003.

  • Steglich, M., K.-H. Peters. A methodology to identify the role of local institutions in livestock breed development: Results of a case study in West Africa. “Deutscher Tropentag” in Göttingen, Germany, 8 to 10 October 2003.

  • Unger, F., Münstermann, S., Goumou, A., Diallo, B., Konte, M., Zessin, K-H (2003). Seroprevalence of bovine brucellosis in herds supplying milk to local markets in Guinea, The Gambia and Senegal and potential public health risk. Brucellosis 2003 International Research Conference, September 15-17, 2003, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

ITC Working Papers:

  • Somda J., Kamuanga M., Münstermann S. Bittaye, A. 2003. Socio-economic characterization of smallholder dairy systems in The Gambia: Milk production, marketing and consumption. Socio-economy Working Paper No 1. International Trypanotolerance Centre. Pp 61.

  • Unger, F., Münstermann, S., Goumou, A., Apia, C.N. & Konte, M. 2003. Risk associated with Mycobacterium bovis infections detected in selected study herds and slaughter cattle in 4 countries of West Africa. Animal Health Working Paper No 1. International Trypanotolerance Centre. Pp 25.

  • Unger, F., Münstermann, S., Goumou, A., Apia, C.N., Konte, M. & Hempen, M. 2003. Risk associated with bovine brucellosis in selected study herds and market places in four countries of West Africa. Animal Health Working Paper No 2. International Trypanotolerance Centre. Pp 37.

PhD thesis:

  • Faye, D. (2003) Interaction et impact de la trypanosomose, des helminthoses gastro-intestinales, du type génétique et du niveau de nutrition sur la santé et la productivité des chèvres naines en Gambie. University of Liège, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

Other theses:

  • Dhollander, S. (2003) Health and productivity of West African Dwarf goats and their Saanen crosses in a tsetse infested area of The Gambia. Master of Science in Animal Health, Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium

  • Diouf, A. (2003) Prevalence and incidence of trypanosomosis in equines in The Gambia. Thèse de doctorat de médecine vétérinaire". EISMV.

TOP

2009

International scientific journals
Asaolu V.O., odeyinka S.M., Akinbamijo O.O., Babayemi O.J. and Hoffman E. (2009) Preliminary Evaluation of Moringa oleifera and Oxytenanthera abyssinica (Bamboo) Leaves as Feed Supplements for Ruminants. Bull Anim Hlth. Prod. Afr 57:349-360

Asaolu V.O., odeyinka S.M., Akinbamijo O.O. and Sodeinde F.G. (2009) Feed intake, Nutrient Digestibility and Nitrogen Utilization of Graded Levels of Moringa and Bamboo leaves by West African Dwarf Goats. Bull Anim Hlth. Prod. Afr 57: 361-368

MICHEL M. DIONE, MARGARETA IEVEN, BENOIT GARVIN, TANGUY MARCOTTY and STANNY GEERTS. 2009. Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance of Salmonella Isolated from Broiler Farms, Chicken Carcasses and Street-Vended Restaurants in Cassamance, Senegal. Journal of Food Production 72 (11): 2423-2427

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2010

International scientific journals
Bankole, A.A., Saegerman C., Berkvens D., Fretin D., Geerts S., Ieven M. and K. Walravens (2010). Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of Brucella strains isolated from cattle in The Gambia. Veterinary Record 166: 753-756

Bankole, A.A. , Secka A. and C. Ly. (2010). Risk behaviours for milk-borne diseases transmission along the milk chain in Gambia and Senegal. Tropical Animal Health and Production DOI: 10.1007/s11250-010-9660-9.

SECKA,A., GRIMM, F. , VICTOR, B., MARCOTTY, T. , DE DEKEN , R., NYAN, O., HERERA, O.,VAN MARCK, E.,GEERTS, S. (2010). Epilepsy is not caused by cysticercosis in The Gambia. TMIH 15: 476-479.

SECKA, A., MARCOTTY, T. , DE DEKEN, R., VAN MARCK, E., G EERTS, S. (2010). Porcine cysticercosis and risk factors in The Gambia and Senegal. J Parasitol Res Article ID 823892, doi:10.1155/2010/823892.

Submitted and in press
Dione, M. M., Geerts, S. and M. Antonio. (2010). Identification of novel clones of multiply antibiotic-resistant Salmonella recovered from poultry in Senegal by multilocus sequence typing. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries (in press)
Dione, M. M., Ikumapayi, U. N., Debasish, Saha., Ebrahim, N., Geerts, S. Ieven, M., Adegbola, A. A. and M. Antonio (2010). Clonal differences between Non-Typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) strains from humans and animals living in close contact in The Gambia. Plos neglected Tropical Diseases (in press)

Dione, M. M., Ikumapayi, U. N., Debasish, Saha., Ebrahim, N., Geerts, S. Ieven, M., Adegbola, A. A. and M. Antonio (2010). Detection of virulence genes in Non-Typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) isolated from different sources in The Gambia and Senegal. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries (in press)

PhD Theses
Asaolu V.O. (2008) Evaluation of Moringa oleifera LAM and Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A. RICH) MUNRO as protein supplements and natural dewormers for West African Dwarf Goats. PhD thesis. Department of Animal Science, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria

Bankole, A.A. (2010) Bovine Brucellosis in The Gambia and Senegal: Risk Assessment of Human Infection from Raw Milk Consumption. PhD thesis. Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Dione, M.M. (2010) Epidemiology of Non-typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) in Humans and Animals in The Gambia and Senegal. PhD thesis. Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Secka, A. (2010) Epidemiology of Taenia solium cysticercosis in The Gambia and Senegal. PhD thesis. Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Other Theses
Corr, N. (2009) Genetic Improvement of the N’Dama Population utilizing a scheme with Nucleus-Multiplier-Village Herds Optimization of the Processes in the Nucleus and Multiplier Stages. MSc Thesis. University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Gaye, M. (2011) Parity determines litter size in West African Dwarf Goats. BSc Thesis. School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, University of The Gambia, The Gambia

Darboe, L.K. (2008) Survey of Gastro-intestinal Parasitism of Small Ruminants in Jali Village L.R.R. HDA Thesis. School of Agriculture, Gambia College, Brikama, The Gambia

Janneh, L.J. (2008) The Introduction of F1 Crossbred Cattle by the International Trypanotolerance Centre (ITC): An Evaluation of their potential in improving milk production in small holder Peri-urban Farms in the Greater Banjul Area. HDA Thesis. School of Agriculture, Gambia College, Brikama, The Gambia

Poster presentations
Bankole, A.A. , Berkvens D., Fretin D., Geerts S., Ieven M. and C. Saegerman (2010). Bovine and human brucellosis in The Gambia: First characterisation of Brucella isolates. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Society for veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (SVEPM), 24 – 26 March 2010, Nantes, France.

Conferences and workshop proceedings
Oral presentations:
Dione, M. M., Ieven, M., Garin, B., Marcotty, T. and S. Geerts (2009). Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella isolated from broiler farms, chicken carcasses, and street-vended-restaurants in Casamance, Senegal. 3rd American Society for Microbiology Conference on Salmonella, 5th to 9th October 2009, Aix en Provence, Marseille, France. ASM conferences, Salmonella: Biology, Pathogenesis and Prevention, p46, abstract n° 55A, 139p.

Secka, A., Van Marck, E & Geerts, S. (2009). Porcine and Human cysticercosis in The Gambia and Senegal. Conference organized by the Cysticercosis Working Group for East and Southern Africa, September 2009, Nairobi, Kenya

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