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.
This poster, produced for the Tropentag 2016 conference, explains how two scaling frameworks were used to identify knowledge gaps and learning opportunities in exclosure management and policy solutions to draw attention to possible ‘blind-spots’ and ‘win-win’ solutions that may affect the widespread success of exclosures in Ethiopia and elsewhere.
Drylands restoration is one key way of improving the productivity of agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. A poster released by scientists at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), illustrates just some of the future research funded by the European Commission and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
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.
This poster gives an overview of a collaborative livestock routes mapping project led by the Tanzania Livestock Research Institute and the country’s Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development with support from ILRI and the International Land Coalition’s Rangeland Initiative.
This poster highlights recent efforts to bring together and disseminate spatial data relating to the global livestock sector in the Livestock Geo-Wiki , which is being developed by a group of international organizations and universities.
This poster, prepared for the ILRI@40 series of events, explains a study that is developing a new approach to livestock water use that determines the environmental impact associated with resource out-take, while accounting for the competition for freshwater use between production of food and feed crops.