Livestock production employs more than 1.3 billion people and livestock keeping is a mainstay of the livelihoods of some 600 million poor farmers in the developing world. Increasing demand for meat, milk and eggs in poor countries, particularly in India, China and other emerging economies, is driving economic growth. Making smallholder dairy production more competitive …
In February 2017, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the Swaziland Water and Agricultural Development Enterprise (SWADE) and the Micro Finance Unit, Swaziland (MFU) are organizing an international conference on livestock value chain finance and access to credit.
On 17 October 2016, Land O’Lakes International Development and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) will host a one-day in-person event in Washington DC that addresses the programmatic and operational challenges of increasing consumption of ASF in rural and producer households through market development initiatives.
This poster, produced for the Tropentag 2016 conference, highlights findings from an evaluation of the impacts of introducing dairy goats on income, assets and food consumption in Morogoro region.
Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
How can women achieve equality if there remains a gap in the data available for policy and investment decisions? The Gender in Agriculture Partnership (GAP) has the pleasure to invite you to a webinar: Closing the gender data gap for agricultural policy and investment Date: 4 October 2016 Time: 15.30…
On 8 September 2016, the International Livestock Research Institute and partners hold a working session at the 2016 African Green Revolution Forum on transforming dairy value chains in Africa: Pathways to prosperity.
The CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network has developed a catalogue that provides an overview of ongoing and past gender related research studies across the CGIAR.
Helping productivity through gender equality. Just one of the eleven positive outcomes which can arise through the establishment of a more equal society.