The program’s research and development outcomes are delivered through five flagships:
The Livestock Genetics flagship aims to:
- Identify and promote the most appropriate existing livestock breeds for systems and value chains (including promotion of breed substitution as relevant).
- Develop improved breeds, capitalizing on recent advances in genomic and reproductive technologies (within-breed improvement, cross-breeding).
- Develop effective delivery systems (public–private partnerships, community breeding schemes).
- Seek improvements in relevant policies and institutional arrangements.