Aggregated News and Events on Agriculture


East African dairy farmers earning more from market linkages to milk processors
Staff of Kinyogoga Dairy Farmers’ Cooperative Society in Uganda pour milk into a cooler. This is one of several milk chilling plants set up under the EADD project (photo credit: EADD). The demand...
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New abattoir to improve access to safe and affordable pork in Uganda
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Workshop on Adoption of National Plan of Action for Conservation and Management of Shark Fisheries in India
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Workshop on Preparation of National Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate IUU Fishing
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Training livestock vaccinators to tackle East Coast fever in Tanzania
An East coast fever vaccination exercise in Mbeya, Tanzania (photo credit: Lwitiko Mwakalukwa). The lack of training for vaccinators has been a major obstacle in the delivery of the Infection and...
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Value chains learning hubs workshop: co-creating solutions for eastern and southern Africa
By Iddo Dror An illustration of the value chains learning hubs workshop process (photo credit: ILRI/Srinivas Mangipudi). On 31 October and 1 November 2017, the International Livestock Research...
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Strengthening capacities, policies and national action plans on prudent and responsible use of antimicrobials in fisheries Workshop 1 (FAO Project FMM/RAS/298/MUL) (in collaboration with Nitte University)
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Livestock key to ending poverty and hunger in developing countries
A child holds a newly born family lamb in Ethiopia (photo credit: ILRI\Zerihun Sewunet). At a recently held high-level United Nations meeting , several events on poverty and hunger featured the...
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Smallholder farmers’ perceptions of adopting improved diets for pigs in Uganda
Crossbreed sow and piglets on a farm in Masaka District, Uganda (photo: ILRI/Eliza Smith). Pig production is a source of income and nourishment to over 1.1 million smallholder farm households in...
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Stakeholder involvement, knowledge, and gender norms key for effective rainwater management
Cattle cool off in the Awash River, Oromia, Ethiopia, after a long trek (photo credit: ILRI). Poor rainwater management (RWM) is a major challenge in the smallholder mixed crop-livestock farming...
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Exploring ways of uplifting pig farmers’ livelihoods in northwest Vietnam
ILRI Asia On 30 May 2017, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) co-hosted a stakeholder workshop in Hanoi, Vietnam to assess...
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Governance and investment opportunities in Uganda’s pig value chains
A sow and piglets at a farm in Masaka, Uganda (photo credit: ILRI/Apollo Habtamu). Piggery is an important sector in Uganda and a source of livelihood to over 1.1 million households. With an...
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Clean Cooking Forum 2017
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Rural Women Diplomats – Mediation of a longstanding conflict in the Volta River Basin
Women washing clothes and cattle drinking at a village pond (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann) What role do women in rural settings play in resolving potential conflicts around the use and benefits of...
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Tools and training materials to help mainstream gender in Humidtropics activities
The Gender Strategy of the the CGIAR Research Program on Integrated System for the Humid Tropics, or Humidtropics, committed to the empowerment of women. It focused on four areas: access to material...
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Smallholder farmers’ preferences for artificial insemination services through dairy hubs
Artificial insemination service in a smallholder dairy farm (photo credit: EADD). Demand for animal products continues to outstrip production in most of sub-Saharan Africa. Efforts by countries to...
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Value chain upgrading and inclusion of smallholders in markets: Role of multistakeholder processes in dairy development in Tanzania
Women members of the Ubiri village dairy innovation platform in Lushoto, Tanzania (photo: ILRI\Niels Teufel). Increasingly, value chain approaches are integrated with multistakeholder processes to...
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ILRI and ReSAKSS-ECA train African researchers in influencing agricultural policies
Joseph Karugia of ReSAKKS at a policy workshop for African researchers (photo credit: ILRI) Correct identification and implementation of comprehensive agricultural policies is an important step in...
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New guide outlines options for integrating gender equity and social inclusion in low-emissions dairy production interventions
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New papers explore gender-inclusive climate adaptation strategies
Ownership of assets, access to resources such as land, labor, credit, insurance, information, and technology and ability to make decisions plays an important role in both agricultural production and...
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