Looking into the future for agriculture and AKST
COVID-19 is the sixth zoonotic pandemic since 1980. The frequency and severity of these events is increasing as people encroach on wildlife habitats, and livestock and fish production systems intensify. Animal production systems are reservoirs of zoonotic pathogens, which are responsible for 60% of...
Mali's Mopti region is endowed with immense water and land resources generating for livelihoods for millions of families. The availability of these resources made the region an ideal environment for a thriving ruminant livestock farming. However, the region has recently been the scene of violent...
Most rural households in Zimbabwe and Malawi depend on smallholder agriculture and livestock husbandry to meet food and nutritional security goals and improve their livelihoods. However, due to the low level of public and private investment in the livestock sector, livestock-keeping households...