Ethiopia’s ‘livestock roadmaps’ for growth and transformation to a middle-income nation
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Ethiopia’s ‘livestock roadmaps’ for growth and transformation to a middle-income nation

Jimmy Smith is a panel member in a special session occurring today organized by the Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture—Sustainable livestock and the UN 2030 Agenda for sustainable development. In this session, Smith provides a concrete example of livestock advancing Agenda 2030 in the form of an Ethiopian ‘livestock master plan’ developed by the Ethiopian Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries with ILRI’s technical support and project funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as well as in-kind resources invested by the Ethiopian Government and ILRI. Continue reading

Livestock at Expo Milano 2015: Three initiatives for a more sustainable and equitable sector put their heads together
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Livestock at Expo Milano 2015: Three initiatives for a more sustainable and equitable sector put their heads together

What follows are the key findings and conclusions of the workshop above, which was co-organized by the Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture, (FOAG), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). Continue reading