In June, partners working on the Maziwa Zaidi dairy project in Tanzania agreed key aims and directions for the coming phase of the dairy value chain upgrading project (until the end of 2021). Coordinated by Amos Omore of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRi), the project contributes to an inclusive and sustainable development of the Tanzania dairy value chain.
In July, partners in the current smallholder pigs value chain development project in Uganda met to formulate priority actions for the coming years (until the end of 2021). Coordinated by Ben Lukuyu from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the project aims to improve the livelihoods of farmers through a market systems approach that supports stronger and more profitable market linkages between pig aggregators (buyers) and pig producers.
Our experience shows that community conversations are an effective way of empowering community groups to identify and analyse gender relations concerns and enabling community members to take collective actions.
Women livestock traders are a tiny minority in the male-dominated cattle trading sector in Kenya. But they don’t see themselves staying at the periphery of a growing livestock economy – they want in. Garissa, Kenya (29 Nov 2018)_ Garissa City in northeast Kenya is home to East Africa’s largest livestock market. It was also the …
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 series of briefs was recently published outlining the main priorities emerging from the Tanzania livestock master plan analysis:
An ex-ante impact assessment was used to assess the impact of the ASF biocontrol and other interventions in peri-urban pig value chains in Uganda.