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Newcastle disease control in Africa
Publication Code: 
IAS087
ISBN: 
978 1 925133 15 8 (print), 978 1 925133 16 5 (PDF)
Date Released: 
29/05/2014
Author(s): 
Hayden Fisher
Summary

For the past 30 years, ACIAR has funded research aimed at controlling Newcastle disease in village chickens. In Africa, the Australian Government has contributed around $10.8 million to Newcastle disease control projects, about $1.1 million of which has been contributed by ACIAR. This report estimates total net benefits to Africa of around $479 million, which amounts to a benefit of around $60 for every dollar spent. Of the total benefits, about $80.6 million were attributed to ACIAR.

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