Africa / Animal Health / ASF / East Africa / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Pigs / Uganda

Uganda workshop kicks off project to assess the impact of African swine fever

On 13 May 2013, the “Assessing the Impact of African swine fever (ASF) in smallholder pig systems and the feasibility of potential interventions” project held a kick-off workshop in Kampala. Led by the Swedish Veterinary Institute (SVA), the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Makerere University, the project is … Continue reading

Africa / CGIAR / East Africa / Event / Food Safety / ILRI / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Pigs / Uganda / Value Chains

CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish sets out plans for Uganda smallholder pigs value chains

On 24 and 25 September 2012, the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish convened a meeting of ILRI staff to prepare an overall work plan for Value chain development activities in the Uganda smallholder pig value chain. The meeting aimed to: Develop a common understanding of the Program’s objectives for the value chain and … Continue reading