Don’t miss these two superb and VERY short videos describe how new ideas in animal husbandry are transforming Ethiopian incomes, animal pastures and livestock livelihoods.
The especially rich and clearly written results of a livestock-gender-nutrition study in Tanzania deserve wide attention.
ILRI announces the launch of the International Land Coalition (ILC) Rangelands Initiative website: http://www.rangelandsinitiative.org.
ILRI worked with a host of private and public organizations advocating for an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists at the fourth biennial United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), held 11-15 March 2019 in Nairobi.
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 research paper published by scientists of the Mazingira Centre (‘mazingira’ means ‘environment’ in Swahili) of the Nairobi-based International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) reports evidence that greenhouse gas emissions from dung patches in developing countries are ‘likely highly overestimated’ in global livestock emissions estimates.
Agricultural researchers working to enhance traditional pasture conservation by Tanzania’s pastoral Maasai communities are systematically addressing gendered norms and roles to ensure that they don’t end up hurting more than helping these communities.