Infectious diseases and agriculture

Core message

  • Agriculture has huge impacts on human health, both positive and negative
  • Agriculture has not been oriented to achieving health outcomes
  • The livestock sector creates a disproportionate share of risks and benefits
  • Health problems related to farming and food require solutions that include these sectors

Full citation

Grace, D. 2019. Infectious diseases and agriculture. In: Ferranti, P., Berry, E.M. and Anderson, J.R. (eds), Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability 3: 439–447. 

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