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ILRI review assesses dairy development successes and failures in Tanzania

In 2014, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) carried out a ‘Review of successes and failures of dairy value chain development interventions in Tanzania’, to identify the best interventions and strategies to pilot that are pro-poor, gender-sensitive and environmentally sustainable. Continue reading

Africa / CRP37 / East Africa / Ethiopia / Goats / ICARDA / Livestock / Sheep / Small Ruminants / Value Chains

Improved small ruminant value chains in Ethiopia focus of new Livestock and Fish project

In April this year, the International Fund for Agricultural Development agreed to co-finance a three year project to improve the performance of pro-poor sheep and goat value chains for enhanced livelihoods, food and nutrition security in Ethiopia. The project is led by the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) with contributions from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR). Continue reading

Africa / ASSP / CGIAR / CRP37 / East Africa / ILRI / LGI / Livestock / Pigs / Uganda / Value Chains

Setting priorities and plans for the Livestock and Fish smallholder pig value chain program in Uganda

Last week (14 and 15 May), key actors and stakeholders working in the smallholder pig value chain value chain met up in Kampala to review progress and set out plans and priorities.  Discussions were organized around the program’s five flagship activities. The introductions revealed a good mix of participants from national and local government, research, … Continue reading