SNAPP: A Bottom-Up Health Approach in Support of PPR Control in Mongolia- A Scable Model for Conserving Wildlife by Addressing Disease at the Livestock/Wildlife Interface, and Safeguarding Rural Livelihoods in Central Asia's High Elevation Grassland and Mountain Landscapes

Principal Investigators:

Amanda Fine, Felix Njeumi, and Enkhtuvshin Shiilegdamba

Infectious diseases at the livestock/wildlife interface threaten the health and well-being of wildlife, livestock, and humanpopulations, and contribute to significant economic losses in each sector. Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a highly contagious viral disease of wild and domestic ungulates that is spreading rapidly across the globe with devastating socio-economic losses and serious damage to the livelihoods, food security, and nutrition for millions of small-scale farmers and pastoralists. Following initial detection of outbreaks on Mongolia’s... more

Participants and Meetings

Working Group Participants
ActivityDatesFurther Information
Working Group6th—8th March 2018Participant List  
Working Group11th—23rd June 2018Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

Amanda Fineafine@wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society
Richard Kockrkock@rvc.ac.ukUniversity of London
Jeffrey Marinerjeffrey.mariner@tufts.eduTufts University
Felix Njeumifelix.njeumi@fao.orgFood and Agricultural Organization (FAO)
Mathieu Pruvotmpruvot@wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society
Enkhtuvshin Shiilegdambaeshiilegdamba@wcs.orgWildlife Conservation Society
Philippe Chardonnetp.chardonnet@fondation-igf.frInternational Foundation for the Conservation of Wildlife (IGF Foundation)
Veronique Chevalierveronique.chevalier@cirad.frFrench Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD)
Andrew P. Dobsondobber@princeton.eduPrinceton University

Products: Publications, Reports, Datasets, Presentations, Visualizations

TypeProduct of NCEAS Research
Journal Article Aguilar, Xavier Fernandez; Fine, Amanda; Pruvot, Mathieu; Njeumi, Felix; Walzer, Christian; Kock, Richard; Shiilegdamba, Enkhtuvshin. 2018. PPR virus threatens wildlife conservation . Science Magazine.
"SNAPP: A Bottom-Up Health Approach in Support of PPR Control in Mongolia- A Scable Model for Conserving Wildlife by Addressing Disease at the Livestock/Wildlife Interface, and Safeguarding Rural Livelihoods in Central Asia's High Elevation Grassland and Mountain Landscapes" is project ID: 12777