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.
The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have been conducting community conversations to transform gender relations in communities and households in Ethiopia.
Written by Judy Kimani and Mounir Louhaichi What is often under-appreciated and at times not recognized is that rangelands are vast and varied ecosystems that provide valuable resources such as vegetation, water and soils. These contribute significantly towards improving livelihoods, offering income sources, food and nutrition security, trade and tourism. Yet these resources are continuously …
In May, partners in the current Small Ruminant value chain Transformation in Ethiopia (SMaRT) project met to formulate priority actions for the coming years (until the end of 2021). The project will consolidate research to date, translating it into an integrated package of interventions that can be tested at greater scales. Combining inputs and expertise from across the research program and its partners, the project objective is to consolidate, implement, evaluate and promote a ‘SMaRT pack’ of technologies and innovations at producer level while ensuring equitable access to input supplies and services and political support.
CCAFS is partnering with ICARDA to scale-up community-based breeding in Southern Ethiopia.
Gender division of labor exposes women and men to different levels of risk to zoonotic diseases. Women are more exposed to zoonotic diseases due to their gender roles and limited awareness and access to information.
New and surprising insights of ICARDA study on livestock production identify steps to reduce the workload of rural women