Animal Breeding / East Africa / Ethiopia / Genetics / Goats / ICARDA / ILRI / LiveGene / Livestock / Markets / Sheep / Small Ruminants / Value Chains

Sheep and goat research in Ethiopia: PhD and MSc theses supported by Livestock and Fish program

The Livestock and Fish program combines a focus on value chain development in a few target countries with ‘technology’ research on animal feeding, genetics and health. In Ethiopia, this has led to support for academic research grounded in the value chain needs identified in recent years. Continue reading

Africa / Animal Feeding / CGIAR / Crop-Livestock / East Africa / Ethiopia / Event / Feeds / ILRI / LIVESTOCK-FISH

Devising successful feed interventions in Ethiopia – ILRI project identifies promising tools

Last week, the International Livestock Research Institute convened a synthesis workshop of the ‘fodder and feed in livestock value chains in Ethiopia’ project. Funded by the the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), this short project aimed to develop and refine tools for the rapid assessment of feed resources – that will allow effective … Continue reading