This poster, produced for the Tropentag 2016 conference, shares findings from an evaluation of the impacts of intra-household gender influences on breed choice, productivity and the adoption of breeding technologies in central Nicaragua.
This poster, produced for the Tropentag 2016 conference, show how Livestock and Fish feed and forages work has improved the productivity of forage-based livestock production and increased carbon accumulation and at the same time reduced its ecological footprint as part of LivestockPlus.
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.
Writing in the November 2014 issue of Rural 21, Livestock and Fish researchers from CIAT argue that tropical forage grasses and legumes as key components of sustainable crop-livestock systems in Latin America and the Caribbean have major implications for improving food security, alleviating poverty, restoring degraded lands and mitigating climate change.
On August 5 and 6, 2014, the Livestock and Fish team conducted a Livestock and Fish Strategy and Implementation Planning Workshop for the Dual-Purpose Cattle Value Chain (DPVC) in Managua, Nicaragua. The purpose of this workshop was to generate an exchange with local partners to track ongoing efforts in the value chain development work in …
Livestock and Fish partner CATIE – Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza – located in Costa Rica has an immediate vacancy for someone to lead its livestock and environmental management program. Download the details – in English Download the details – in Spanish CLOSING DATE: 9 February 2013!
The German Government recently approved a new project part of the ‘Livestock and Fish’ research program of the CGIAR. Led by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), the three-year project aims to improve the agricultural productivity and mitigation of climate change through more efficient nutrient use and reduced greenhouse gas emissions from smallholder crop-livestock …