Check out these English and Swahili instructional films on how to prepare and store silage made of sweetpotato vines for a cheap, nutritious and long-lasting feed for your dairy cows.
Originally published on the RHoMIS blog. Sam Adams, describes his experience training enumerators to be able to apply the Rural Household Multi-Indicator Survey (RHoMIS) in Uganda.
The Rural Household Multiple-Indicator Survey is now filling knowledge gaps on how strategies to mitigate the effects of climate change, may intensify inequalities between men and women.
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 …
On 27 March 2019, the Program for Climate-Smart Livestock Systems (PCSL) was launched in Ethiopia to support interventions
to increase agricultural productivity, mitigation of greenhouse gases and adaptation to climate change. The PCSL team also made field visits to Debre Birhan Agricultural Research Centre and other farms to familiarize with farming systems in Ethiopia.
Originally posted on ILRI news:
It is hard to overstate the role that the livestock sector plays in ensuring food security in sub-Saharan Africa. The sector provides a vital source of income to most of the rural poor. Livestock production also provides nutritional benefits to people through their milk, meat and eggs, which are protein…
New studies investigate low emissions development strategies to improve productivity in the dairy sector in Kenya and Ethiopia.