A new report on the influence of livestock-derived foods on nutrition during the first 1,000 days of life reveals the clear nutritional benefits of providing infants, particularly in countries in Africa and South Asia with livestock-derived foods such as meat, milk and eggs.
In Zimbabwe, The ZimCLIFS project used innovation platforms to introduce better livestock feeds, improve market linkages for farmers to benefit from higher livestock productivity and to enhance knowledge and skills among support services enabling upscaling of the impacts of the integrated crop-livestock systems.
This study provides a gender analysis of animal health in small-scale dairy farming and the food security implications in three villages of Tanzania.
A recent study by Scientists at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) investigated the role of small ruminant production for food security and explored the different perspectives of men and women on the role of small ruminants in alleviating food insecurity.
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.
This week, stakeholders from an ACIAR-funded project met to assess the systemic and gendered opportunities and constraints for innovation in forage value chains in Afghanistan, with a focus on Baghlan province.