The following research publications are collaborations of Kyeema affiliates and technical personnel. 

Alders, R.G. (2021). Le bien-être animal pour la santé de tous les écosystèmes. [Animal welfare for the health of all ecosystems]. In: J-P. Rennaud (Ed.), L’Agriculture au cœur de la Santé Unique: Un lien régénéré entre la nature et la vivant. Éditions SW Télémaque, Paris, France.  ISBN: 978-2-7533-0424-6, pp. 67-71.

Alders, R., Campbell, A., Costa, R., Gueye, E. F., Hoque, M. A., Perezgrovas-Garza, R., Rota, A., & Wingett, K. (2021). Livestock across the world: diverse animal species with complex roles in human societies and ecosystem services. Animal Frontiers 11: 20-29. https://doi.org/10.1093/af/vfab047

Alders, R., Chadag, M. V., Debnath, N. C., Howden, M., Meza, F., Schipp, M. A., Swai, E. S., & Wingett, K. (2021). Planetary boundaries and Veterinary Services. OIE Revue Scientifique et Technique 40:439-453. https://doi.org/10.20506/rst.40.2.3236

Alders, R., Palo, A.S.M., Robins, L. and Thomson, N. (2021). Global food security and healthy eating in the time of COVID-19.  In: E.F. Llamas-Clark, R.A.R. Santos and R.B. Singson (Eds), Climate Change, Disasters and COVID-19: Journey through the ‘new normal’. Theories, Practices and Lessons on Women’s Health. Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society (Foundation), Inc., POGS Building, #56 Malakas Street, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines.  ISBN: 978-621-96044-7-5, pp. 18-24.

Alders, R. and Tomley, F. (2022). Animal Board Invited Opinion Paper: Planet, people and poultry – more and better data needed to get the balance right. Animal 16:100560. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.animal.2022.100560

De Almeida, A., Olmo, L., Copland, R., Alders, R., & Toribio, J-A. (2021). Investigation of animal health and husbandry practices in smallholder pig production systems in Timor-Leste. Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports 26https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vprsr.2021.100615

Doyle, R. and Alders, R.  (2021). The role of One Welfare in development and nutrition security. In: T. Stephens (Ed.), One Welfare in Practice: The Role of the Veterinarian, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. DOI:10.1201/9781003218333, pp. 205-230.

Jatikusumah, A., Husein, W.F., Gozali, A., Saputro, R.E., Sawitri, E., Yupiana, Y., Suseno, P.P., McGrane, J., Schoonman, L. and Alders, R. (2021). Rabies control in Indonesia: Working together to protect animal and human welfare. In: T. Stephens (Ed.), One Welfare in Practice: The Role of the Veterinarian. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. DOI:10.1201/9781003218333 pp. 179-204.

Penrith M.L., Depner K., Jori F., Dione M., Alders R., & Chenais E. (2022). Editorial: African Swine Fever in Smallholder and Traditional Pig Farming Systems: Research, Challenges and Solutions. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 9:878928. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.878928.

Alders RG, Ali SN, Ameri AA, Bagnol B, Cooper TL, Gozali A, Hidayat MM, Rukambile E, Wong JT and Catley A (2020) Participatory Epidemiology: Principles, Practice, Utility, and Lessons Learnt. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 7:532763.

Annand EJ, High H, Wong FYK, Phommachanh P, Chanthavisouk C, Happold J, Dhingra MS, Eagles D, Britton PN, Alders RG. (2021) Detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Sekong Province Lao PDR 2018-Potential for improved surveillance and management in endemic regions. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 68(1):168-182.

Mitchell MEV, Alders R, Unger F, Nguyen-Viet H, Le TTH, Toribio JA. (2020) The challenges of investigating antimicrobial resistance in Vietnam – what benefits does a One Health approach offer the animal and human health sectors? BMC Public Health. 20(1):213.

Otte J, Rushton J, Rukambile E and Alders RG (2021) Biosecurity in Village and Other Free-Range Poultry—Trying to Square the Circle? Frontiers in Veterinary Science 8:678419.

Rukambile E, Muscatello G, Sintchenko V, Thomson PC, Maulaga W, Mmassy R, DE Bruyn J, Kock R, Darnton-Hill I, Alders R. (2020) Determinants of diarrhoeal diseases and height-for-age z-scores in children under five years of age in rural central Tanzania. Journal of Preventive Medicine and Hygiene 61(3):E409-E423.

Rukambile, E; Sintchenko, V; Muscatello, G; Wang, Q; Kiiru, J; Maulaga,W; Magidanga, B; Banda, G; Kock, R; Alders, R (2021) Campylobacter and Salmonella in Scavenging Indigenous Chickens in Rural Central Tanzania: Prevalence, Antimicrobial Resistance, and Genomic Features. Microbiology Research 12:440–454. https://doi.org/10.3390/microbiolres12020030

Alders, R. 2020. COVID-19: exposing shortfalls in support to human, animal and plant health in our region. DevPolicy Blog, April 1, 2020. (http://devpolicy.org/covid-19-exposing-shortfalls-in-support-to-human-animal-and-plant-health-in-our-region-20200401/)

Alders, R. 2020. Sustainable intensification sounds good. But what might it mean in practice? One Health Poultry Hub Blog, March 4, 2020. (https://www.onehealthpoultry.org/blog-posts/sustainable-intensification-sounds-good-what-might-it-mean-in-practice/)

Boylan S.M., Thow A, Tyedmers E.K., Malik A, Salem J, Alders R, Raubenheimer D, Lenzen M (2020) Using Input-Output Analysis to Measure Healthy, Sustainable Food Systems. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems; 4, p.93 (https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fsufs.2020.00093)

Macharia, J. 2020. From Weekend Farming to Telephone Farming: Digital Food Pathways in Africa. In Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Regenerative Food Systems, 1st edition. Editors: Jessica Duncan, Michael Carolan, Johannes S.C. Wiskerke. Available for purchase – (https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Handbook-of-Sustainable-and-Regenerative-Food-Systems-1st-Edition/Duncan-Carolan-Wiskerke/p/book/9781138608047)

Mitchell, M.E.V., Alders, R., Unger, F., Nguyen-Viet, H., Huyen Le, T.T., Toribio, J-A.  2020.  The challenges of investigating antimicrobial resistance in Vietnam – what benefits does a One Health approach offer to the animal and human health sectors.  BMC Public Health 20:213

Alders, R., Costa, R., Gallardo, R.A., Sparks, N. and Zhou, H. (2019). Smallholder Poultry: Contributions to Food and Nutrition Security. In: Ferranti, P., Berry, E.M., Anderson, J.R. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability, vol. 3, pp. 292–298. Elsevier.

Alders, R., Costa, R., Gallardo, R.A., Sparks, N. and Zhou, H., (2019). Smallholder Poultry: Leveraging for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security. In: Ferranti, P., Berry, E.M., Anderson, J.R. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability, vol. 3, pp. 340–346. Elsevier.

Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock NGO cluster (2019) Smallholder Livestock Systems – Innovations for Sustainability: A Policy Brief from the NGO Cluster of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock. 

Kaliwile, C., Michelo, C., Titcomb, T.J., Moursi, M., Donahue Angel, M, Reinberg, C., Bwembya, P., Alders, R., and Tanumihardjo, S.A. 2019. Dietary Intake Patterns among Lactating and Non-Lactating Women of Reproductive Age in Rural Zambia. Nutrients 11:288; doi:10.3390/nu11020288

Rukambile, E., Sintchenko, V., Muscatello, G., Kock, R. and Alders, R., (2019). Infection, colonization and shedding of Campylobacter and Salmonella in animals and their contribution to human disease: A review. Zoonoses and Public Health 66(6):562-578.

Stellmach, D., Bagnol, B., Guest, D., Marais, B. and Alders, R. 2019. Interdisciplinary health research. In: M. Walton (ed.), One Planet, One Health. Sydney University Press, University of Sydney, NSW, pp. 85-103.

Wallace, R.G., Alders, R., Kock, R., Jonas, T., Wallace, R., Maulaga, W. and Hogerwerf, L. 2019. Health before medicine: Community resilience in food landscapes. In: M. Walton (ed.), One Planet, One Health. Sydney University Press, University of Sydney, NSW, pp. 219-258.

Wingett, K., Allman-Farinelli, M. and Alders, R. 2019. Food loss and nutrition security: reviewing pre-consumer loss in Australian sheep meat value chains using a Planetary Health framework. CAB Reviews 13, No. 033; doi: 10.1079/PAVSNNR201813033

Wong, J.T., Lane, J. and Alders, R.G. 2019. Chapter 13. Family Poultry Production Systems: Roles in Society and Future Challenges. In. Squires, V. and Bryden, W. (ed.), Livestock: Production, Management Strategies and Challenges. Nova Publishers, New York. pp. 305-332.

Alders, R.G., Dumas, S.E., Rukambile, E., Magoke, G., Maulaga, W., Jong J. and Costa, R. (2018). Family poultry: Multiple roles, systems, challenges, and options for sustainable contributions to household nutrition security through a planetary health lens. Maternal and Child Nutrition 14(S3):e12668. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12668

de Bruyn, J., Thomson, P., Darnton-Hill, I., Bagnol, B., Maulaga, W. and Alders, R. (2018). Does village chicken-keeping contribute to young children’s diets and growth? A Longitudinal Observational Study in Rural Tanzania. Nutrients 10(11), 1-26.

Lindahl, J.F., Young, J., Wyatt, A., Young, M., Alders, R., Bagnol, B, Kibaya, A. and Grace, D. (2018). Do vaccination interventions have effects? A study on how poultry vaccination interventions change smallholder farmer knowledge, attitudes, and practice in villages in Kenya and Tanzania. Tropical Animal Health and Production2019 Jan;51(1):213-220. doi: 10.1007/s11250-018-1679-3. 

Toribio, J., Markham, R., Carter, L., Law, A., Alders, R., Dibley, M., Walton, M., Shuttleworth, L. and Guest, D. (2018). Research for development to improve health outcomes from agriculture for rural communities: what is needed? Food Security: the science, sociology and economics of food production and access to food 10(3), 661-675.

Alders, R., de Bruyn, J., Wingett, K. and Wong, J. (2017) Veterinarians, One Health and the nexus between disease and food security. Veterinary Public Health Journal by the International Veterinary Students’ Association 6:22-25.

Alders, R.G and Kock, R. (2017). What’s food and nutrition security got to do with wildlife conservation? Australian Zoologist. https://doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2016.040

Wong, J,  de Bruyn, J, Bagnol B, Grieve, G,  Li, M., Pym, R,  Alders, R.G. (2017) Small-scale poultry and food security in resource-poor settings: a review. Global Food Securtiy http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2017.04.003

Alders, R.G. (2016) Peak food and our quest for an ethical and ecologically sustainable human diet. Proceedings of the Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney, Australia, Volume 27, pp.9-13.

Bagnol B, Clarke E, Li M, Maulaga W, Lumbwe H, McConchie R, de Bruyn J, Alders RG. (2016) Transdisciplinary project communication and knowledge sharing experiences in Tanzania and Zambia through a One Health lens. Front Public Health. 2016 Feb 9;4:10. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00010. eCollection 2016. Review.

Bagnol B, Alders RG, McConchie R. (2015). Gender issues in human, animal and plant health using an Ecohealth perspective. Environment and Natural Resources Research; Vol. 5, No. 1; 2015ISSN 1927-0488 E-ISSN 1927-0496 Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education62

de Bruyn, J., Wong, J., Bagnol, B., Pengelly, B. and Alders, R. (2015). Family poultry production and food and nutrition security. CAB Reviews 10(13):1-9.

Fritz, S., Alders, R., Bagnol, B., Msami, H., Mtambo, K. (2015). Tanzania’s food security: seeking sustainable agricultural intensification and dietary diversity. Food Security and Development, New York: Routledge Curzon imprint of Taylor & Francis.


Alders, R. (2014). Making Newcastle disease vaccines available at village level. Veterinary Record. 174: 502-503. doi: 10.1136/vr.g3209

Alders, R. and Gardner E. (2014). Livestock risks and opportunities: Newcastle disease and Avian influenza in Africa. Planet@Risk; 2(4):208-211.

Spradbrow P. (2014). Thermotolerant Newcastle disease vaccines for use in flocks of family chickens. CAB Reviews 2014 9, No. 011. 1-17


Alders, R. (2013) Healthy family poultry, healthy communities: sustainable food security and safety in the 21st century. Proceedings 2013 WVPA Congress, Nantes, France.

Alders, R., Bagnol, B., Crawford, G., Golden, C., Ostapak, S., Ralaiarison, R. (2013) Village poultry production systems and constraints in communities bordering the Makira Protected Area in Madagascar. World’s Poultry Sci J. 68(Suppl.1):916

Bagnol, B., Alders, R., Costa, R., Lauchande, C., Monteiro, J., Msami, H., Mgomezulu, R., Zandamela, A., Young, M. (2013). Contributing factors for successful vaccination campaigns against Newcastle disease. Livestock Research for Rural Development, 25(6), 1-8.


Alders, R., Bagnol, B and Young, M. (2010). Technically sound and sustainable Newcastle disease control in village chickens: lessons learnt over fifteen years. World’s Poultry Science Journal, 66, pp 4


Alders, R., & Bagnol, B. (2007). Effective communication: The key to efficient HPAI prevention and control. World’s Poultry Science Journal. 63. 139 – 147. 10.1017/S0043933907001365.

Alders RG, Bagnol B, Young MP, Ahlers C, Brum E, Rushton J. (2007). Challenges and constraints to vaccination in developing countries. Dev Biol (Basel); 130:73‐82.