Aquaculture / Environment / Fish / Impact Assessment / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Systems Analysis / Targeting / WorldFish

Environmental risk analysis in aquaculture report for Livestock and Fish

The report provides a brief and generalized introduction to the specific steps of an environmental risk analysis. This publication is based on materials covered and outputs generated during the Workshop on Risk Assessment Methodologies and Tools for Aquaculture in Sub-Saharan Africa. Continue reading

Cattle / Dairying / East Africa / Environment / ILRI / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Research / SLS / Systems Analysis / Tanzania / Targeting

A review of environmental impact assessment frameworks for livestock production systems

This study, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, reviews the currently available tools for and approaches to assessing the environmental impacts of livestock production systems. Continue reading

Africa / East Africa / Ethiopia / ICARDA / ILRI / Impact Assessment / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / PIL / Small Ruminants / Targeting

Refining the Livestock and Fish Ethiopia small ruminants value chain change pathway

The follow-up workshop objectives were to: arrive at a common understanding of the Theory of Change approach, especially for scientists and partners who were not at the Nairobi workshop, revisit and review the change pathway developed for the Ethiopia small ruminants value chains, and validate and refine the change pathway developed for the Ethiopia small ruminants value chains Continue reading

Impact Assessment / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Targeting / Value Chains

Developing a monitoring and evaluation process for the Livestock and Fish program

A Livestock and Fish CGIAR Research Program Theory of Change (ToC) training workshop was held on 9-12 February 2015 in Nairobi. The workshop aimed to ensure a common understanding of theories of change and how they can be used for planning, critical reflection and accountability. It also aimed to develop change pathways for projects in the smallholder dairy value chain in Tanzania and the small ruminants value chain in Ethiopia. Continue reading

Africa / Animal Feeding / CGIAR / CIAT / Crop-Livestock / Dairying / Environment / Feeds / Forages / Intensification / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Project / Research / Southern Africa / Systems Analysis / Tanzania / Targeting

Modeling environmental impacts of forage technologies in crop-livestock systems in Tanzania

The CIAT-led project ‘Sustainable Intensification of Crop-livestock Systems through Improved Forages’, funded by the USAID Linkage program with the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish aims to assess environmental impacts of tropical forage technologies. Continue reading

Africa / Cattle / Dairying / Environment / Event / ILRI / Impact Assessment / LIVESTOCK-FISH / SLS / Southern Africa / Tanzania / Targeting

Researchers and partners critique framework to assess environmental impacts of livestock

For the past year, researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute, other research institutes and national partners have been working on a framework to carry out a ‘Comprehensive Livestock Environment Assessment for Improved Nutrition, a Secured Environment and Sustainable Development along Livestock Value Chains.’ On 30 and 31 October, the project team met in Kenya to review progress and the state of the framework. Continue reading