Animal Feeding / Drylands / DRYLANDSCRP / East Africa / Ethiopia / ILRI / Livestock Systems / Rangelands / SLS

Application of scaling frameworks to grazing exclosures in Ethiopia

This poster, produced for the Tropentag 2016 conference, explains how two scaling frameworks were used to identify knowledge gaps and learning opportunities in exclosure management and policy solutions to draw attention to possible ‘blind-spots’ and ‘win-win’ solutions that may affect the widespread success of exclosures in Ethiopia and elsewhere. Continue reading

Agriculture / ILRI40 / LIVESTOCK-FISH / SLS / West Africa

Linking agricultural adaptation strategies and food security: Evidence from West Africa

This poster, prepared for the ILRI@40 series of events, shares finding from a multi-centre study in West Africa that aims to define food secure and food insecure household profiles, assess the current levels of adoption of adaptation strategies at household level and identify the drivers of adoption. Continue reading

Agriculture / East Africa / ILRI40 / Livestock Systems / LIVESTOCK-FISH / SLS

Mapping livestock routes in Tanzania to value, service and protect them

This poster gives an overview of a collaborative livestock routes mapping project led by the Tanzania Livestock Research Institute and the country’s Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development with support from ILRI and the International Land Coalition’s Rangeland Initiative. Continue reading

Agriculture / Environment / ILRI40 / Livestock Systems / LIVESTOCK-FISH / SLS

Producing food for humans: Tackling competition for freshwater use between crop and animal production

This poster, prepared for the ILRI@40 series of events, explains a study that is developing a new approach to livestock water use that determines the environmental impact associated with resource out-take, while accounting for the competition for freshwater use between production of food and feed crops. Continue reading