As part of efforts to build the capacity of pastoralists and livestock sector stakeholders to respond and adapt to these changes in climate change in rangelands such as Kajiado’s and other livestock production systems in eastern Africa, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is implementing the Programme for Climate Smart Livestock (PCSL) in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda.
One of the Programme for Climate-Smart Livestock Systems (PCSL) components is exploring climate change adaptation to understand how innovative pastoralists and agropastoralists are changing their practices to interact better with their changing environments.
New studies investigate low emissions development strategies to improve productivity in the dairy sector in Kenya and Ethiopia.
In the recent years, there have been calls for well steered research for development (R4D) for improved farmers’ livelihoods. At the same time, the need for sustainable resource use is imperative now more than ever, considering the rampant environmental degradation and the effects of global warming. Agricultural systems comprise of different components which interact and …