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

Agricultural economists working in ILRI and Uganda have designed a new method of identifying and analysing constraints to smallholder farmers’ capacity to serve fast retail markets. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Apr/2015

The Africa RISING project in the Ethiopian Highlands promotes capacity building for human resources development and strengthening local partner organizations in a range of ways, all of which are designed to respond to demand from all of our partners. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Apr/2015

The current phase of the Africa RISING project in the Ethiopian Highlands is being implemented over the five years from 2012-2016. To date, the project has implemented a number of activities in order to deliver against the Africa RISING Program Research Framework. These research for development (R4D) activities are now beginning to identify and validate scalable innovation for the project’s target farmers. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Mar/2015

At this week's international conference on Integrated Systems Research for Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture, Bright Jumbo presented a poster reporting on research in Tanzania to integrate Maize Lethal Necrosis disease management in crop-livestock intensification. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Mar/2015

At this week's international conference on Integrated Systems Research for Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture, Gregory Sikumba presented a poster on farmer preferences of selected Napier grass accessions in northern Tanzania. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Mar/2015

On 5 February 2015, the Humidtropics Ethiopia Action Site R4D Platform was launched at the ILRI campus in Addis Ababa. The platform is designed to oversee, and link with, the local level innovation platforms at field sites for co-learning and guiding Humidtropics integrated research-for-development activities in the country. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Mar/2015

Agricultural scientists and researchers from over 30 nations gather today at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan, Nigeria, for the International Conference on Integrated Systems for Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture, which lasts through March 6. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Mar/2015

This paper synthesises ILRI's experience with the Crop and Goat Project (CGP) in Tanzania from a gender perspective. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Feb/2015

The Africa RISING project in the Ethiopian highlands aims to establish Innovation platforms(IPs) at different levels to better involve many local stakeholders to address common challenges and opportunities in agricultural sector. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Feb/2015

Africa RISING's Kindu Mekonnen works for the International Livestock Research Institute in Ethiopia as a Crop and Livestock System Scientist. He was recently interviewed by the Ethiopian Herald newspaper on a range of topical issues.
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Africa RISING, Jan/2015

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

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People working on crop-livestock

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