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.
The ‘LUKE-ADGG quantitative genetics and animal evaluation joint course’ brought together 18 participants from Ethiopia and Tanzania and was held at the ILRI campus in Addis Ababa on 5-9 June 2017.
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…