The 'hidden meat' of the world

The Boma

Jul 26 2023 • 16 mins

Across the world, millions of people eat a 'hidden meat' - bushmeat, or wild meat. But handling or eating bushmeat can pose a higher risk of transmitting zoonotic disease - diseases which affect both animals and humans. This episode looks at a pioneering study led by scientist Ekta Patel of ILRI that investigates how people understand that risk - and whether that understanding changes eating habits.

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New study assesses disease risk perceptions of wild meat at the border of Kenya and Tanzania


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