Animal Feeding / Feeds / Livestock

Feedipedia – open access resource on livestock feeds

The The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and partners recently launched an open access encyclopedia of animal feed resources that provides information, in the form of ‘Feed datasheets’, on nature, occurrence, distribution, chemical composition, nutritional value and safe use of nearly 1400 livestock feed resources. The main objective of Feedipedia is … Continue reading

Animal Health / Asia / Event / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Pacific

Regional policy forum on Asian livestock tackles increasing and interrelated livestock production challenges

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), together with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and other partners, organized a Regional Policy Forum in Bangkok on 16-17 Aug 2012. This forum discussed how increasing livestock production to meet rapidly growing demands in a socially equitable and ecologically sustainable manner has become a … Continue reading

CGIAR / Engagement / Fish / Livestock

Joachim Otte on the livestock fish research proposal

In mid-September, we submitted the ‘livestock-fish’ research proposal to the CGIAR. Before submitting the proposal, we had asked FAO’s Joachim Otte to provide a last review. Here are his comments: — Thanks for sharing the MP3.7 proposal. I think that overall the proposal could make a stronger case under ‘what’s new’ about the program in … Continue reading