New program to enhance climate-smart livestock systems launched in Uganda
Agriculture / Animal Feeding / CCAFS / Climate Change / Dairying / Drought / East Africa / Environment / Ethiopia / Event / Farming Systems / Fodder / Food security / Kenya / Research / SLS / Uganda

New program to enhance climate-smart livestock systems launched in Uganda

Uganda’s agricultural sector contributes significantly to both incomes and direct availability of food in the country. It is also a major contributor to economic growth through provision of raw materials for agro-industries, job opportunities and foreign exchange. Agriculture contributes to about 21% of Uganda’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Livestock production is an important subsector of … Continue reading

Africa / Cattle / Dairying / East Africa / Fodder / Kenya / Mazingira / Uncategorized

Feedback workshops yield significant insights for smallholder dairy farmers in Nandi and Bomet — Mazingira Centre

Farmer feedback workshops carried out in Nandi and Bomet counties in Kenya addressed various challenges faced by dairy smallholders. Based on results from previous data collected, training sessions on various aspects of dairy farming were delivered. Continue reading

Animal Feeding / CCAFS / Climate Change / Fodder / ILRI / Kenya / Pastoralism / SLS

Climate resilient livelihoods in the ASALs: Kenya project to develop knowledge base for enhanced climate change adaptation

Since 2013, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has been partnering with the SNV Netherlands Development Organisation and the Kenya Livestock Marketing Council (KLMC) to implement an EU-funded project under the Kenya Rural Development Program (KRDP). The project on ‘Enhanced community resilience to drought through innovative market based systems approaches’ responds to concerns over the … Continue reading