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January 25, 2018Knowledge Portal
A qualitative evaluation of CSA options in mixed crop-livestock systems in developing countries

This book chapter summarizes the climate smartness of different alternatives in the mixed crop-livestock systems in developing countries from both a technical and an institutional perspective. »

January 24, 2018Knowledge Portal
Gendered perspectives on smallholder cattle production and health management in three sites in Tanzania

This article in the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security provides a gender analysis of animal health in small-scale dairy farming and the food security implications in three villages of Tanzania. Dairy farming offers opportunities to address poverty and food security among small-scale livestock keepers, particularly rural women. »

January 11, 2018Knowledge Portal
Grazing systems expansion and intensification: Drivers, dynamics, and trade-offs

This article discusses the dynamics, drivers and trade-offs of grazing system expansion and intensification. Grazing systems dynamics are driven by a complex combination of socio-economic, political and environmental contexts. »

Recognition Getachew Gebru
January 5, 2018Research project
Recognition Getachew Gebru

Dr Getachew Gebru Tegegn, International NLF board member, and the current president of the Ethiopian Society of Animal Production, received a certificate of national recognition for his contribution to the development of the Livestock and fisheries sector in Ethiopia. »

December 21, 2017Knowledge Portal
Where food safety meets nutrition outcomes in livestock and fish value chains: a conceptual approach

This paper proposes a conceptual approach to integrate food safety and nutrition assessments in livestock and fish value chains combining knowledge from food sciences, public health, nutrition and economics. There is increasing interest in the links between food safety and nutrition. »

December 19, 2017Knowledge Portal
Food waste for livestock feeding: Feasibility, safety, and sustainability implications

This article discusses the feasibility, safety and sustainability implications of using food waste as feed for livestock. Food waste is a matter intrinsically linked with the growing challenges of food security, resource and environmental sustainability, and climate change. »