Monthly Archives: December 2016

Livestock grass, a weapon against poverty and drought

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
? Photo credit: CIATCIAT An unlikely weapon against poverty and drought by Georgina Smith Silas Mdoe has a weapon against poverty and drought. It’s so unassuming that most farmers completely overlook it: livestock grass. As this…

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Can the livestock sector find the elusive ‘win-win’ on drug resistance?

Originally posted on AgHealth:
A livestock health worker prescribes drugs to a dairy farmer in Bangladesh (photo credit: IFPRI/Akram Ali, CARE Bangladesh). An opinion piece by International Livestock Research Institute veterinary epidemiologist Delia Grace shines the spotlight on the global…

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