Four community animal health platforms (CAHPs) have been formed to harness collective action in addressing animal health and livestock value constraints in four regions of Mali.
Twenty-seven veterinary officers and animal health workers in Sikasso, Mopti and Timbuktu in Mali have acquired new skills in managing endemic livestock diseases after taking part in a training workshop led by ILRI and other partners.
The Finnish Government recently approved a new project part of the ‘Livestock and Fish’ research program of the CGIAR. Led by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the three-year project aims to improve food and nutritional security through better utilisation of dairy cattle breed or cross-breed types in Senegal. The specific objectives are to: Determine …
Most poor farmers in Mali keep small ruminants as a main source of livelihoods. Hence, sheep and goats assets are key opportunities for smallholder small ruminant producers to not only engage in income generating activities enabling them to escape the poverty trap but also to consume animal source food they could not afford to buy.