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Researchers from the Mazingira Centre at ILRI have developed a mobile phone application (app) to help farmers better gauge the live weight of their animals.
A week long training of 26 researchers from 14 different African countries in the field of genomics to ensure that information is widely shared.
The especially rich and clearly written results of a livestock-gender-nutrition study in Tanzania deserve wide attention.
The ‘Bihar Livestock Master Plan’, launched earlier this year, describes public and private investments that can significantly grow and sustain and modernize the livestock sector in this state.
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.
In much of Africa, milk is not only an important dietary component, but a vital livelihood activity. Dairying provides income to many people, up and down the dairy value chain. In Nairobi’s peri-urban resource-poor areas, informal milk trade dominates the market: most residents rely on it to source milk for consumption, and dairy traders rely …