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Livestock Matter(s): ILRI news ’round-up’ March–April 2015

The March-April issue of ‘Livestock Matter(s)’ provides a round-up of livestock development news, publications, presentations, images and upcoming events from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and its partners. Download a print version or sign up to get Livestock Matter(s) in your mailbox each month. Continue reading

ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Livestock / Research / Roundup

Livestock Matter(s): ILRI news ’round-up’ January–February 2015

The January-February issue of ‘Livestock Matter(s)’ provides a round-up of livestock development news, publications, presentations, images and upcoming events from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and its partners. Download a print version or sign up to get Livestock Matter(s) in your mailbox each month. Continue reading

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Livestock Matter(s): ILRI news ’round-up’ November–December 2014

The November–December issue of ‘Livestock Matter(s)’ provides a round-up of livestock development news, publications,presentations, images and upcoming events from ILRI and its partners. Download a print version or sign up to get Livestock Matter(s) in your mailbox each month. Corporate news Addis Ababa conference marks 40-year anniversary of world’s leading livestock-research-for-development institute To mark 40 … Continue reading

Animal Feeding / ASSP / Cattle / Dairying / Feeds / Fodder / ILRI / India / Innovation Systems / Knowledge and Information / Livestock / LIVESTOCKFISH / Participation / Research / Scaling / South Asia / Southern Africa / Tanzania

Scaling out livestock research: Struggles and successes are key says feed innovation project

Scaling out research results for wider application and use is a goal of every research for development project in today’s CGIAR. It is also one of the most difficult things to achieve. Scaling out was on the agenda of recent end-of-project workshops of the IFAD-financed MilkIT project. At a recent workshop team members and partners listed out some of the critical success factors such a project needs to be able to scale out its results. Continue reading

Agriculture / Directorate / Event / Livestock / Livestock Systems / Livestock-Fish / LIVESTOCKFISH / Tanzania

Livestock minister emphasizes fish farming at ILRI-Tanzania office opening

The Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Development in Tanzania, Hon Titus Mlengeya (MP), has requested the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) to work more closely with Tanzanian research institutions to develop appropriate technologies for fish farming in the country. The request was made at the official opening of the ILRI-Tanzania office on 13 Jun 2014 in Dar es Salaam. Continue reading

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Livestock Matter(s): ILRI news ’roundup’, March 2013

This March 2013 issue of  ‘Livestock Matter(s)’, gives a round-up of livestock development news, publications, presentations, images and upcoming events from ILRI and its partners. Download a print version – or sign up to get Livestock Matter(s) in your mailbox each month. Project news Dairy hubs giving Tanzanians better access to services given funding boost ‘Ireland’s minister of state for development … Continue reading

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Dairy market hubs giving Tanzanian farmers better access to services given funding boost

Irish Minister of State for Trade and Development, Joe Costello, signs the guest book at the MoreMikIT office launch in Morogoro, Tanzania, 12 Mar 2013; witnessing the event are ILRI’s Amos Omore and Stuart Worsley (second and third from left) (photo credit: ILRI/Amos Omore). ‘Ireland’s minister of state for Development and Trade Joe Costello earlier this … Continue reading

Animal Feeding / Buffalo / Cattle / Crop residues / Crop-Livestock / East Africa / Fodder / ILRI / India / Intensification / South Asia / Tanzania

Dual-purpose groundnut, pigeonpea, millet and sorghum raise milk yields in dairy-intensive India

Groundnuts (photo on Flickr by Stephen Eustace). Jerome Bossuet, of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), based in Pantancheru, India, has an interesting article in the New Agriculturist last month about fodder innovations helping Indian dairy farmers. Feed matters are big matters in this intensive dairy-producing country, because ‘Feed represents around 70 … Continue reading