In Tanzania, a better cow is the way to a better future
ADGG / Animal Breeding / Cows / Dairy / Genetics / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Research / Southern Africa / Tanzania

In Tanzania, a better cow is the way to a better future

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Anyone who’s ever looked around the family dinner table at a celebration and wondered at how such a disparate group of people could be related to each other understands—whether they realize it or not—one of the primary difficulties of developing animal crossbreeding programs. No matter if it’s cows or people,…

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