crop-livestock

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on crop-livestock. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to crop-livestock. See ILRI research on other subjects

This poster, produced for the Tropentag 2016 conference, highlights a study that generated fundamental information for improved nutritional management in rural chicken production in Tanzania. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, Sep/2016
This poster, produced for the Tropentag 2016 conference, highlights findings from an evaluation of the impacts of introducing dairy goats on income, assets and food consumption in Morogoro region. Continue reading →
ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Sep/2016
This poster, produced for the Tropentag 2016 conference, explains findings from studies which characterized the use of crop residues for livestock feed as an option for enhancing intensification in smallholder farms in Bahati District in Tanzania. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, Sep/2016
Smallholder livestock farmers in Zimbabwe are beginning to flip every notion about the country’s industry on its head. Continue reading →
Sustainable Livestock Digest, Sep/2016
This week's Joint International Conference of the Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine and the Society of Tropical Veterinary Medicine featured a poster on a new ILRI project on improved farm productivity through crop–livestock interventions in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi Continue reading →
Sustainable Livestock Digest, Sep/2016
Establishing linkages between private and public partners is key to benefit smallholders, according to a poster by scientist from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led project N2Africa. The project—targeting four regions in Ethiopia, Amhara, Oromia, Benishangul-Gumuz and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples— seeks build sustainable, long-term partnerships to enable smallholder farmers to benefit from symbiotic N2-fixation by grain legumes through effective production technologies including inoculants and fertilizers. Continue reading →
Sustainable Livestock Digest, Aug/2016
Stakeholder capacity development ranges from organizational (physical) to enhancing human competencies on improved legume technologies, agribusiness, gender mainstreaming, legume value addition and nutrition. N2Africa project of the International Livestock Research Institute outlines the four pillars of its approach to capacity development in legume value chains. Continue reading →
Sustainable Livestock Digest, Aug/2016
Legumes have great potential to contribute to rural livelihoods and natural resources, according to a poster designed by scientists at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). Continue reading →
Sustainable Livestock Digest, Aug/2016
Building sustainable long term partnerships is essential to improving agricultural yields and the income of smallholder farmers. Continue reading →
Sustainable Livestock Digest, Aug/2016
Livestock productivity in Ethiopia is much lower than the existing potential due shortages of quality feed in the country. However, adopting grain legumes can help boost annual production with concomitant increase in grain legumes residues. Continue reading →
Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, Aug/2016

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Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
David Pelster
Research Scientist
Kindu Mekonnen (PhD)
Crop-Livestock Systsems Scientist
Lutz Merbold
Senior Scientist Mazingira Centre
Nils Teufel
Agricultural Economist
Randall Ritzema
Scientist - Systems Analysis

People working on crop-livestock

Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
David Pelster
Research Scientist
Kindu Mekonnen (PhD)
Crop-Livestock Systsems Scientist
Lutz Merbold
Senior Scientist Mazingira Centre
Nils Teufel
Agricultural Economist
Randall Ritzema
Scientist - Systems Analysis