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Feed and fodder production in different agro-climatic zones and its utilization for livestock of Odisha
Where should the Muguga cocktail be used? The distributions of Theilieria parva, its hosts and vectors in Africa
Health of Ethiopian Animals for Rural Development
This project aims to increase sustainable livestock productivity and improve marketing of livestock products by enhancing quality and reliability of integrated public-private veterinary service delivery. The project also supports the certification of export abattoirs through the development of meat...
Zoonoses in livestock in Kenya
Continuing changes to livestock production systems in Kenya and elsewhere to satisfy increased demand for livestock products affect the risk of zoonoses and other infectious diseases. The most important changes are the commercialisation and intensification of what was previously subsistence farming...
Boosting Uganda’s investment in livestock development
In Uganda, around 70% of all households keep at least one kind of livestock (including poultry). Livestock production is primarily a family business, but only a fraction of the food produced is used for home consumption. Most of it is sold at local markets, which are mainly informal markets...