The CGIAR Research Program on Livestock in Ethiopia tested a community-based animal health extension approach using ‘community conversations’ to engage community members and local service providers in collaborative learning and joint action process to increase antimicrobial resistance awareness.
With the support of the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock, a team of researchers developed a community conversation module on animal welfare. The module uses the community conversation approach to address livestock and community needs.
A poster by scientists at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Swedish Agriculture University (SLU) highlights the role of the livestock health flagship program in addressing health-related issues in selected value chains.
Twenty-five livestock value chain development experts and researchers were trained on gender capacity development in a course facilitated by ILRI and ICARDA on 23-27 October 2017.
The livestock health flagship of the CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on Livestock is supporting the transformation of small ruminant value chain in Ethiopia. To this end, an integrated approach to tackle key livestock health-related challenges has been devised.
The African Chicken Genetic Gains project recently contributed to a massive open online course (MOOC) developed by Wageningen UR – a strategic partner in the Flagship.