Agriculture / Dairying / East Africa / Gender news / ILRI40 / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / PIL

Using choice experiments: Facilitating priority setting in provision of animal health services

The livestock sector is one of the drivers of poverty reduction in developing countries owing to its contribution to agricultural employment, its role in the economic welfare of rural families as well as the nutritional importance of food products of animal origin. Consequently, increasing livestock productivity and production is one of the major means of … Continue reading

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Increasing access to agricultural extension and advisory services: How effective are new approaches in reaching women farmers in rural areas?

Innovative models focusing on best-fit gender approaches provide opportunities to better tailor extension and advisory services (EAS) to groups with specific priorities and needs. Women, more than men, are exposed to a range of challenges that prevent them from accessing EAS. Continue reading