From the "feminization of agriculture" to gender equality
The Feed the Future Animal Health Innovation Lab will develop local capacity in Kenya to carry out laboratory-based animal health research to improve East Coast fever vaccines and diagnostics and conduct social and economic evaluations of the effects of animal health interventions on human...
Much effort has been geared towards ‘gender mainstreaming’ to ensure that women’s needs, capabilities and constraints are included in the development of technologies, practices and business approaches. Such mainstreaming in livestock often aimed to highlight the underplayed, invisible and...
Livestock provides income and employment to farmers, agricultural service providers and others involved in the value chain. Zimbabwe’s livestock production system is characterized by small-scale subsistence farming. Despite the importance of livestock to rural livelihoods, productivity remains low...