This will involve 5 pig farmers from each village in two selected sub-counties in the study area. These will help in monitoring the potential interaction of wild pigs with domestic pigs for further investigations in ASF transmission.
The District Veterinary officer and animal field extension officers will be involved during domestic pig sampling in their respective districts, sub-counties and villages.
The staff from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) in the Murchison falls national park , will be engaged during wild pig capture.
Charles Masembe (BVM, MSc., PhD),
Associate Professor (Molecular Genetics & Evolution),
Wellcome Trust Fellow,