The Tanzania Dairy Board (TDB) and partners recently reviewed progress and results in communicating the activities of the Dairy Development Forum (DDF) across the country.
In Uganda, pig multi-stakeholder platforms in the the central region of the country have embraced the opportunities presented by smartphones enhance communication and knowledge sharing.
Seeking to address issues regarding the way men and women livestock farmers understand and manifest masculinity in their lives by identifying behaviours and dynamics linked to traditional gender roles in rural communities, the Livestock and Fish program recorded two radio vignettes with a group of five community members, in collaboration with Radio Camoapa, a local radio station located in the center-north region of Nicaragua.
In March, a CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish phase 2 planning workshop was conducted through a two part process. Initially conceived as a single event, it was rendered into an online format that operated across wide ranging time zones.
Increasing the productivity of small-scale production systems to make animal-source foods more readily available to poor consumers is a complex issue which requires a multi-faceted approach. With this concept in mind, scientists are working alongside territorial alliances to generate knowledge and initiatives to improve resource management through research. An example of this initiative, called the Learning Alliance.
In May, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) hosted a training workshop in Nairobi for communication staff working for the Tanzania Dairy Development Forum (DDF). Katarina Mungure of the Netherlands Development Organization (SNV) reflects on the event.
The CGIAR research program on Livestock and Fish held a Monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) planning meeting last week in Limuru, close to Nairobi, Kenya. The MEL team of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) had invited colleagues involved in the Livestock and Fish program from ILRI and from other CGIAR partner centres. The main …