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Niller Musinya of Vihiga County happily showing her improved calf born from fixed-time artificial insemination (photo credit: AVCD/ FIPS R. Jumah). ? Stakeholder interest in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensities from livestock production has continued to gain momentum globally. This is driven by the fact…
A paper by researchers at ILRI reviews the role of herbivores in sustainable agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. Augustine Ayantunde is nominated as a member of the Advisory Committee for the 2022 International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores. Continue reading
A learning visit to the OLENGAPA grazing area was organized by the Sustainable Rangeland Management Project (SRMP) and the KINNAPA development program on 14 March 2018. Continue reading
Researchers analysed and quantified the potential food security impact of boosting a set of sustainable intensification options in Burkina Faso to better identify which technologies would fit the characteristics of specific households.
Using a computer-based simulation to compute the environmental impacts of livestock keeping offers a neutral entry point to the negotiation on topics that are usually difficult to discuss. Continue reading
The global component of the International Land Coalition (ILC) Rangelands Initiative in partnership with the Land Portal Foundation is organizing an online dialogue from 29 January – 9 February 2018. Continue reading
The smallholder dairy sector offers a wide range of opportunities for enhancing the resilience of small-scale livestock-keeping populations while also increasing their efficiency and productivity and mitigating the greenhouse gas emissions from livestock that help cause global warming. Continue reading