Driven by rising incomes, demand for animal-source foods in Africa and Asia is expected to increase up to 200% by 2030. Efficient crop and livestock production and natural resource use will drive employment, environmental, nutrition and income gains in a subsector likely to be dominated by smallholders.
To help make the case for greater investment in sustainable livestock, the International Livestock Research Institute invites you to share stories from your work that show how livestock interventions, initiatives and investments make a positive difference to the lives and livelihoods of people and communities in developing countries.
The following remarks, published last week by Devex during the fourth meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly, were made by Andrew Tuimur, chief administrative secretary at the Kenya Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation and a member of the ILRI Board of Trustees.
A new article in African Business Magazine provides a comprehensive overview of the risks and opportunities presented by Africa’s livestock sector and features extensive analysis from ILRI Director General Jimmy Smith.
A new Program for Climate-Smart Livestock Systems has been launched to support governments, the private sector and local stakeholders in realizing their development objectives while achieving their climate change adaptation and mitigation goals.
Kodjo Glato was one of the 157 passengerswho tragically perished in the crashof flight ET302 on 10 March 2019.
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