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

Agriculture / ILRI40 / LIVESTOCK-FISH / SLS / West Africa

Linking agricultural adaptation strategies and food security: Evidence from West Africa

This poster, prepared for the ILRI@40 series of events, shares finding from a multi-centre study in West Africa that aims to define food secure and food insecure household profiles, assess the current levels of adoption of adaptation strategies at household level and identify the drivers of adoption. 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