The CGIAR Research Program on Livestock (Livestock CRP) recently launched a new project in Son La Province, in the northwest highland region of Vietnam. This research-for-development project will promote and scale up livestock-based technologies to generate better livelihoods for livestock keepers, with a particular focus on ethnic minorities. In addition to scaling up technologies, researchers …
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.
Colombian environmental biologist, Jacobo Arango, of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), was recently awarded the 2019 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan (MAFF) and the Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS). This prestigious award recognizes Arango’s contributions to developments in …
CCAFS is partnering with ICARDA to scale-up community-based breeding in Southern Ethiopia.
A new four-year (2019-2022) European Union-funded project known as Health of Ethiopian Animals for Rural Development (HEARD) has been launched in Ethiopia. The EUR15 million project builds upon the experience and lessons learned from other animal health projects in 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.