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The N2Africa Ethiopia national team in collaboration with specialists from the Centre for African Family Studies (CAFS), conducted gender training workshop on Mainstreaming Gender into Legume Value Chains in Ethiopia Continue reading

Sustainable Livestock Digest, Dec/2014

Mindy Spyker has joined the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) as a US Borlaug Fellow in Global Food Security for the next five months under the Livelihoods, gender and impact (LGI) program. Spyker is a masters student at the University of South Florida in the field of public health. Her research interests are nutrition, mothers … Continue reading →

ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Jan/2016

The Livestock and Irrigation Value chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project is in a position to support the scaling out of the interventions across the project areas. Continue reading

LIVES, Dec/2015

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

On 15 October 2015, ILRI, ICARDA and ATA joined hands to demonstrate their commitment to integrate gender in agricultural programs by sharing the gender capacity assessment methodology and tools developed by the CGIAR research program on Livestock and Fish. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Dec/2015

Women represent 70% of African smallholder chicken producers. Chickens can be a real way out of difficult livelihoods for these women and the households they attend to. A new project, SciDev.Net recently reported, is aiming at leveraging this potential in novel ways. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Nov/2015

Seeking to address issues regarding the way men and women livestock farmers understand and manifest masculinity in their lives by identifying behaviours and dynamics linked to traditional gender roles in rural communities, the Livestock and Fish program recorded two radio vignettes with a group of five community members, in collaboration with Radio Camoapa, a local radio station located in the center-north region of Nicaragua. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Nov/2015

This brief reports on the use of a gender capacity assessment and development methodology and tools in the Ethiopia small ruminant value chain project. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Oct/2015

This article investigates gender roles and processes of smallholder goat production and marketing in Inhassoro District, Mozambique.

imGoats, Oct/2015

Annet Mulema, gender specialist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), introduces herself and her work with the program. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in Africa RISING. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Oct/2015