fodder

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

In collaboration with other CSISA partners, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has been helping crop-livestock farmers to boost income and milk production by increasing the availability of fodder, promoting efficient use of cereal residues and improving the quality of supplementary feeds in India, Bangladesh and Nepal. Continue reading

ILRI Asia, Jan/2016

Farmers participating in the Zimbabwe Crop-Livestock Integration for Food Security (ZimCLIFS) project have increased their gross margins by up to 70%. The ongoing food security improvement project is targeting the country’s dairy farmers to help improve feed farming and overall dairy production. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Dec/2015

The authors call for further exploration of strategies to conserve root, tuber and banana crop residues during the harvest period to reduce waste and improve incomes for smallholder pig farmers in Uganda. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Nov/2015

Insufficient supply of feed and fodder for animals remains a problem for dairy farmers in India, particularly in the state of Bihar. Feed and fodder scarcity limits animal productivity of products such as meat and milk, resulting in reduced incomes especially for smallholder dairy farmers. Continue reading

ILRI Asia, Nov/2015

This report shares results and lessons on productivity-enhancing feed interventions developed through MilkIT, a project to promote milk production in India and Tanzania. Continue reading

Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, Nov/2015

Ben Lukuyu, animal nutritionist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), introduces himself and his work with the program. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in Africa RISING. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Nov/2015

Read an update of the project that uses models to help provide Tanzanian farmers with best-bet forage crop management techniques. Continue reading

Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, Nov/2015

This brief highlights findings from observational and experimental studies on pig diets in East Africa. It will help researchers design trials to develop diets for local pigs. It provides information for extension workers on local feeds that are high in energy, fat and protein. Continue reading

Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, Oct/2015

This brief seeks to answer what role can local innovation platforms play in helping Tanzania dairy producers solve these problems? Under what conditions are they useful, and what are the factors for success? Do we need innovation platforms at the village level, or can we work with producer groups? Continue reading

Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, Oct/2015

‘Dairy farmers can feed it to animals every day’, says agricultural economist Dhiraj Singh, referring to a mineral mixture feed that is increasing milk production from dairy cows in Bihar, India.
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ILRI Asia, Oct/2015

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Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Nils Teufel
Agricultural Economist
Zelalem Lema Moti
Research Officer I Innovation in Agricultural System to Enhance Rainwater Management

People working on fodder

Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Nils Teufel
Agricultural Economist
Zelalem Lema Moti
Research Officer I Innovation in Agricultural System to Enhance Rainwater Management