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
Pastoralists in Tanzania face ongoing land tenure insecurity. However, notable progress in improving land tenure security for pastoral women has been witnessed following the adoption of a more facilitating land tenure policy and legal framework in the past 20 years. Continue reading
This project brief explains key scaling up approaches used in the Feed the Future Mali Livestock Scaling Technology Program, the main goals and scope of its innovation platforms and the stakeholders involved. Continue reading
A recent study by scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners has identified that the principles of adaptive co-management provides guidance for the design of effective landscape-level governance in dryland pastoral settings. The newly published article draws attention to the cross-scale and cross-level interactions in rangelands and how these affect governance of the landscapes. Continue reading
A recently published study has revealed that the climate smartness of different farm strategies, or interventions not only depends on the strategy or intervention itself, but is also determined by an interaction between the characteristics of the farm household and the farm strategy. Continue reading
RHoMIS was developed to efficiently collect a series of harmonized and standardized performance indicators at farm household level, especially targeting smallholder farmers in developing (or now maybe better: low income) countries. Continue reading