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

Part I of this working paper classifies small ruminant sub-systems in the mixed crop livestock system in Ethiopia. In Part II, important determinants of small ruminant productivity and producers’ input use and marketing strategies were analysed across the six small ruminant sub-systems identified in Part I. Continue reading →
LIVES, May/2016
The LIVES project team carried out a survey of 10 dairy products shops across four towns (Axum, Adigrat, Firewoiny and Wukro) in Tigray region to assess their business practices and their contribution to the dairy value chain in the region. Continue reading →
LIVES, May/2016
Despite their economic and social importance, socioeconomic and marketing research on small ruminants has so far been limited, a fact which also holds strongly true in Ethiopia. This study, based on survey data of 5004 Ethiopian smallholder households, uses analysis of descriptive information and econometric analysis to draw implications to promote market orientation. Continue reading →
LIVES, May/2016
A new report that explains how mixed (crop and livestock) farmers in Vietnam can raise their farm productivity and marketing practices to improve their livelihoods is now available. Continue reading →
ILRI Asia, May/2016
In recent years, ILRI scientists have been working with institutional partners and local farmer organizations in Odisha, a large eastern state of India on the Bay of Bengal, on research to improve the feed and fodder resources readily available to smallholder livestock keepers. ILRI conducted this collaborative research through a collaborative CGIAR Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) aiming to increase and sustain small farm productivity in selected regions of Bangladesh, India and Nepal. As part of an ILRI photojournalism trip to India undertaken in early Mar 2016, the authors visited a town on the outskirts of Bhadrak, a city in northern Odisha, to capture a bit of what the ILRI-led CSISA work has accomplished for small-scale dairy farmers in the area. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, May/2016
Silvopastoral systems provide a broad range of environmental and productive benefits. The presence of trees in farm plots stabilizes hillsides, minimizes erosion, improves the soil’s water retention and nutrient balance, and provides feed and shade for cattle. These practices generate higher milk and meat yields while contributing to the resilience of production systems in the face of climate variability, which is manifesting in increasingly extreme ways in Central America. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Apr/2016
Smallholder dairy farmers participating in Kenya and Uganda are set to benefit from an innovative and interactive mobile-based system allowing them to effectively record farm events and gain access to productivity-enhancing information and services. Continue reading →
ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Apr/2016
Lack of access to commercial concentrate feed supply and inadequate knowledge on the use are among the challenges hindering market-oriented livestock development in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (SNNP) Region. Continue reading →
LIVES, Mar/2016
A regional ‘Dairy Asia’ platform that aims to increase production and consumption of milk in Asia while supporting sustainability was formally launched on 27-30 January 2016 in Muak Lek, Saraburi in Thailand. Continue reading →
ILRI Asia, Feb/2016
The LIVES project and partners recently carried out a training on market-oriented extension services for agricultural extension agents in Oromia. Continue reading →
LIVES, Jan/2016

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Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Catherine Mueni Mutuku
Programme Management Officer (PMO)
Edgar Edwin Twine
Scientist
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Kaleb Shiferaw
Research officer I
Sirak Bahta
Agricultural Economist

People working on markets

Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Catherine Mueni Mutuku
Programme Management Officer (PMO)
Edgar Edwin Twine
Scientist
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Kaleb Shiferaw
Research officer I
Sirak Bahta
Agricultural Economist