International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Dr. Dione is a veterinary epidemiologist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) based in Dakar, Senegal. Dione has strong experience in livestock health systems in East and West Africa. His research interest involves assessing animal health constraints by combining both field epidemiology and biological sampling; as well as developing and testing interventions that aim at preventing and controlling animal diseases including African swine fever (ASF). Dione has more than 8 years experiences conducting research on ASF control in East Africa, with focus on how to enhance adoption of biosecurity practices by smallholder farmers.