ILRI purchased an advertisement in the Kenyan newspaper, The Standard, regarding recent developments at the Kapiti Research Station, which appeared on Saturday, 27 October 2018.
Note press statement issued on 22 October 2018 by Noordin Haji, OGW, the Director of Public Prosecutions.
A team of researchers investigating chicken diseases in Ethiopia has discovered that there is far greater genetic diversity in that seemingly nondescript bird than meets the eye, a discovery that could help boost the productivity of small-scale chicken farms throughout Africa. The study was published in this month’s issue of Nature Sustainability by scientists from …
Food research organizations say sustainable small-scale livestock farming is essential to meeting the 21st-century’s protein needs.
Using what’s called the Livestock Sector Investment Policy Toolkit (LSIPT), we develop a dynamic herd model and an economic sector model on top of that. And we use that to do an analysis of the current situation of the livestock sector and its potential for further development, modernization, transformation, and so on, over 15 years.
Farmers who participate in the breeding programs and collect routine data on their cows’ health, growth and productivity receive personalized coaching and advice from livestock outreach specialists via routine visits and SMS messages on their phones.
The minister’s speech extolled the benefits of a sustainable livestock sector and affirmed the government’s commitment to raising the profile of animal-sourced foods