crop-livestock

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on crop-livestock. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to crop-livestock. See ILRI research on other subjects

Smallholder farmers in northern Ghana face a number of water-related challenges. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Aug/2015

Tanzania's smallholder farmers in erosion battered districts of Kongwa and Kiteto are reclaiming their land and in the process building a resilient farming system through agro-forestry interventions introduced courtesy of the Africa RISING project. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Aug/2015

Evaluation of lifetime productivity of an individual animal in response to target interventions for improving the
productivity of smallholder livestock systems in the humid tropics of West Africa is critical. It allows assessing longterm investment opportunities for farmers and options to minimize risk. To gain better understanding of the interventions for improvement of small ruminant production in southwest Nigeria, a dynamic modeling approach was used to explore the effect of feeding strategies on the lifetime productivity of the West African Dwarf (WAD) goats. Continue reading

Sustainable Livestock Digest, Aug/2015

Applications are invited to fill position of Enumerator for the Index-Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) Project. This is a temporary position for a period of 7 weeks beginning 14th September and closing on 31st of October 2015. Learn more about IBLI project at http://ibli.ilri.org or on Facebook and Twitter. Candidates should have Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Natural Resources … Continue reading

IBLI, Aug/2015

More than 50 scientists from various CGIAR Centres and National Research Systems converged in Mangochi, Malawi on 13–15 July for a review and planning meeting of the Africa RISING East and Southern Africa Project. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jul/2015

The Africa RISING project in Ethiopia recently conducted a participatory assessment and survey on the adoption and marketing of high value vegetables and fruits in its field sites. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jul/2015

The latest technical reports from Africa RISING are available for download. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jul/2015

To support the implementation of the N2Africa project in Ethiopia, ILRI has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Hawassa University Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Jul/2015

Assorted feeds from crop residues such as cowpea hay, groundnut haulms, to agro-industrial by-products (bran of maize, rice and sorghum) and fresh grass are fast becoming big business in northern Ghana. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jul/2015

Africa RISING in Ethiopia recently published reports from rapid value chain assessment studies conducted in all the four regions covering six enterprises; three on crops and three on livestock. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jul/2015

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Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
David Pelster
Research Scientist
Kindu Mekonnen (PhD)
Crop-Livestock Systsems Scientist
Nils Teufel
Agricultural Economist
Randall Ritzema
Scientist - Systems Analysis

People working on crop-livestock

Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
David Pelster
Research Scientist
Kindu Mekonnen (PhD)
Crop-Livestock Systsems Scientist
Nils Teufel
Agricultural Economist
Randall Ritzema
Scientist - Systems Analysis