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This survey explored the situation of different feed resources for ruminant livestock in two zones (central and eastern) in Tigray region of northern Ethiopia. These two zones account for the region’s 12% of the total land mass, 23% of the human population, 28% of the cattle population, and 56% of the small ruminant population. Continue reading →
LIVES, May/2016
In Europe intensive livestock production is often seen as harmful for the environment and animal welfare – think of cattle fed on grains which would be better used for human consumption. And producing lots of waste in concentrated areas which is difficult to deal with. In Africa, the mantra tends to be that intensification of … Continue reading →
Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, May/2016
Originally posted on Safe Food, Fair Food: Man selling raw milk along the railway tracks in Abobo, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (photo credit: CSRS/ILRI/Sylvie Mireille Kouamé-Sina). Interventions to improve food safety and nutrition may be some of the best investments for improved health of populations. Ideally, these investments should target multiple disciplines to link health and…
AgHealth, May/2016
‘Livestock Matter(s)’ provides a round-up of livestock development news, publications, presentations, images and upcoming events from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and its partners. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, May/2016
ILRI veterinary epidemiologist Delia Grace presented on zoonotic and emerging infectious diseases during a Science-Policy Forum that preceded the second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2).
AgHealth, May/2016
The objective of this paper is to examine whether or not sheep crossbreeding is a feasible option to improve indigenous sheep breeds in developing countries using Ethiopian case as example. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, May/2016
On 15 April, Science Forum 2016 participants visited the Africa RISING research sites in Basona Worena. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, May/2016
The IEIDEAS project in Egypt resulted in greatly increased profitability for fish farms (equivalent to around USD 16,000 in extra profit generated per farm, USD 27 million total value added by the project). Increased profitability was mainly achieved by cost savings through more efficient feed management rather than increased production. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, May/2016
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
This working paper synthesizes results of action research activities and performance of the technology at larger scale, discuss implications of the results and draw recommendations for effective and sustained application of the technology in Ethiopia. Continue reading →
LIVES, May/2016

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Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Alan Duncan
Principal Livestock Scientist
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
David Pelster
Research Scientist
Dedan Githae
Bioinformatician
Dolapo Enahoro
Agricultural Economist
Dorine Odongo
communications and Knowledge management specialist
Edgar Edwin Twine
Scientist

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People working on research

Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Alan Duncan
Principal Livestock Scientist
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
David Pelster
Research Scientist
Dedan Githae
Bioinformatician
Dolapo Enahoro
Agricultural Economist

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