Modelo analítico jerárquico para la priorización de humedales según riesgo de ingreso de infl uenza aviar

Avian infl uenza has led to serious social, political and commercial problems. To keep countries free from this disease, it is of great importance to focus surveillance and early warning programs at points of higher entry and spread risk. One is the arrival of infected migratory birds and the subsequent virus transfer to nearby production systems. In the case of Chile, 32 wetlands were identifi ed, in which this situation occurs. This work uses the analytic hierarchy process (AHP) to obtain a ranking of these wetlands. To that end, a panel of experts identifi ed risk factors, which were subsequently evaluated using agricultural census data. The obtained ranking showed that the wetlands of Lake Budi, the mouth of River Maipo and the El Yali wetland, had the highest risk scores. Sensitivity analysis showed that the model was robust to changes in priorities of the decision model.


Variant title:
Analytic hierarchy model to rank wetlands according to avian infl uenza introduction risk.
Issue Date:
2009
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
ISSN 0718-9141 (Other)
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/97376
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/97376
ISSN:
0718-9141
Published in:
Economía Agraria (Revista Economia Agraria), Volume 13
Page range:
33-44
Total Pages:
12
Note:
Published by Asociación de Economistas Agrarios de Chile




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