Fact Check 4: Livestock Disease Eradication

The control of livestock diseases, with eventual eradication, is desirable. But following the global effort to eradicate Rinderpest, can we quantify the benefits as being worth billions of dollars?

Livestock Data for Decisions (LD4D) series, Livestock Fact Check, investigates the provenance of popular livestock related facts. The objective is to ensure robust, up-to-date and appropriately interpreted facts inform relevant discussions and decisions.

Livestock Disease Eradication

Header photo: Cattle with herdsman. Peters A (SEBI)