CASE STUDY 7
Colombian Case Study
Agricultural systems are the economic base in Colombia, and cattle occupied about 30% of the land cover. BEPREP case study in Colombia will take place in a livestock area located in the lowlands of the north region of the country. The purpose is to describe environmental characteristics of different land management and its relationship with the distribution of pathogenic microorganisms (Leptospira sp, Rickettsia sp, Plasmodium sp, respiratory and hemorrhagic viruses). Land management included conserved tropical forest, adjacent forested area as a buffer zone), pastures with livestock use, and people inhabited zones with domestic animals. Likewise, it will be performed a knowledge and practices approach checking on topics related to health, conservation of biodiversity and the risk of zoonotic diseases.
Restoration of wildlife corridors
Public health interventions