Agriculture / Drought / East Africa / Eritrea / Ethiopia / Food Security / Kenya / Somalia / Sudan / Uganda

Over 20 million people need food aid in East Africa: U.N

Drought and war in eastern Africa have left more than 20 million people in desperate need of emergency food aid, the United Nations said on Tuesday. “The situation is very worrying due to expected crop and pasture failures from poor rains in several areas, the increase in conflicts, trade disruptions and continuing high food prices,” … Continue reading

Africa / Agriculture / East Africa / ILRI / Livestock / Markets / Middle East / Research / Sheep / Small Ruminants / Sudan / Trade

Constraints in the market chains for export of Sudanese sheep and sheep meat to the Middle East

This report by Omar Hassan el Dirani of Ministry of Animal Resources and Fisheries, Sudan, Mohammad A Jabbar, ILRI former staff and Babiker Idris Babiker, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Khartoum,  on Constraints in the market chains for export of Sudanese sheep and sheep meat to the Middle East was released on 15 September, … Continue reading