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New advanced poultry facility combines art and science to boost nutrition and incomes in Ethiopia
20/04/2018
Source: ILRI News
‘Living tools’ at the frontier of vaccine development—A Keystone Symposium workshop by Vish Nene
20/04/2018
Source: ILRI News
Empowering ruminant livestock enterprises in Mali—A Feed the Future-ILRI project
03/04/2018
A woman milks one of her goats in Mali (photo credit: ILRI/Valentin Bognan Koné). The Feed the Future Mali Livestock Technology Scaling Program is a three-year initiative (2016–2019) promoting...
Source: ILRI News
Shirley Tarawali on convergence in consumption of milk, meat, eggs at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture
26/03/2018
Source: ILRI News
Mobile pastoralism—A 10,000-year-old practice still robust, if threatened, in the Mediterranean today
19/03/2018
A Spanish shepherd and his flock (photo via Flickr/Jeromy Johnson). From the Mediterranean Consortium for Nature and Culture ‘Mobile pastoralism is the movement of people and livestock through the...
Source: ILRI Clippings
Cleaning up assessments of livestock-environment systems in developing countries with CLEANED
16/03/2018
Dairy cow in Tanga, Tanzania (photo credit: ILRI/Paul Karaimu). As a vegetarian, my occupation as a livestock scientist might come as an odd choice. But here’s the thing: Livestock science isn’t...
Source: ILRI Clippings
Investigating fodder as a cash crop—a micro-enterprise for Indian dairy women
08/03/2018
Source: ILRI Clippings
Ugandan Emma Naluyima describes her thriving pig+crop farm at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture
07/03/2018
Emma Naluyima, a Ugandan veterinarian and one-acre pig and crop farmer, making a presentation at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) (photo credit: ILRI/Susan MacMillan). On 19 Jan 2018...
Source: ILRI News
Irrigation boosts food security for Africa’s smallholder households
07/03/2018
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Small-Scale Irrigation (ILSSI) project is using irrigation to increase food production in Ethiopia, Ghana and Tanzania  (photo credit: Emmanuel Panyan). A...
Source: ILRI Clippings
Kenya’s Robin Mbae on livestock and climate change at Berlin’s Global Forum for Food and Agriculture
07/03/2018
Robin Mbae, deputy director of livestock production at the Kenya Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, presenting at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (photo credit: ILRI/Susan...
Source: ILRI News
Lora Iannotti on livestock and animal-source foods at Berlin’s Global Forum for Food and Agriculture
06/03/2018
Lora Iannotti, associate dean for public health at the Brown School at Washington University, in St Louis, Missouri, at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (photo credit: ILRI/Susan MacMillan...
Source: ILRI News
GASL’s Fritz Schneider on livestock and the SDGs at Berlin’s Global Forum for Food and Agriculture
06/03/2018
Fritz Schneider, chair of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL), making a presentation at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) (photo credit: ILRI/Susan MacMillan). On 19...
Source: ILRI News
BMZ’s Stefan Schmitz on sustainable solutions for the livestock sector
05/03/2018
Responsible production of livestock and consumption of livestock-derived foods was at the forefront of the agenda of the tenth Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA), held in Berlin earlier...
Source: ILRI News
Escaping rural hunger and poverty in the developing world: A Global Farming Data Competition
02/03/2018
Source: ILRI News
Germany and ILRI intensify scientific cooperation to protect consumer health in Africa and Europe
01/03/2018
Source: ILRI Clippings
Is climate change a risk to global grazing lands?
28/02/2018
Source: ILRI Clippings
Beef cattle grazing on American rangelands—not feedlots—could be net carbon sink
27/02/2018
Beef cattle on pasture in the USA (photo credit: BEEF magazine). A new research paper by Michigan State University scientists analyses the impacts of soil carbon sequestration on life cycle...
Source: ILRI Clippings
Cereal straws and stovers for sustainable livestock futures: When crop biomass becomes livestock gold
27/02/2018
ILRI scientist Michael Blümmel (photo by ILRI/Stevie Mann) and beef cattle in Indonesia consuming straw (photo by ILRI/Jules Mateo). Michael Blümmel, deputy program leader for the Feed and Forage...
Source: ILRI News
Variability in rainfall is increasing on global pastures important for food access and economies—Nature Climate Change
26/02/2018
Excerpts from the abstract of a new paper published in Nature Climate Change ‘Pastures and rangelands underpin global meat and milk production and are a critical resource for millions of people...
Source: ILRI Clippings
‘Legacy Award’ bestowed on Jean Hanson, ILRI’s forage genebank gatekeeper for the last three decades
25/02/2018
Artwork from Australian visual artist Sophie Munns. For the last 31 years, Jean Hanson, a British genetic resources specialist by training, has managed and helped others to manage forage genetic...
Source: ILRI News

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