Livestock genetics program works with farmers to boost nutrition in East Africa
ADGG / Animal Breeding / Dairy / East Africa / Ethiopia / Genetics / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Research / Southern Africa / Tanzania

Livestock genetics program works with farmers to boost nutrition in East Africa

In this TED talk, ‘How we can help hungry kids, one text at a time’, Su Kahumbu explains how iCow, an agricultural SMS platform she developed, is supporting livestock farmers and how animal products are helping meet the nutritional needs of children in East Africa. Continue reading

African Dairy Genetic Gains Program: Innovative private-public partnership for sustainable dairy productivity in Ethiopia and Tanzania
ADGG / Animal Breeding / Dairy / Ethiopia / Genetics / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Tanzania

African Dairy Genetic Gains Program: Innovative private-public partnership for sustainable dairy productivity in Ethiopia and Tanzania

Originally posted on ILRI BioSciences:
Leveraging private and public partners is key to increased productivity in the dairy sector, according to a poster by scientist from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led project African Dairy Genetic Gains. The scientists explore some challenges facing dairy farmers within developing countries, illustrating how these dairy production difficulties can…