Livestock-enhanced diets in the first 1,000 days of life: Pathways to better futures in low-income countries

ILRI news

A new report was published this month on the value of ensuring consumption of meat, milk and eggs by infants up to two years of age and by expectant and new mothers in developing countries (the first 1,000 days). The report was published by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Chatham House Centre on Global Health Security.

The following highlights of findings

of a joint ILRI-Chatham livestock-nutrition study

were presented at a side event at the

EAT Stockholm Food Forum

on 11 Jun 2018.

I believe all of us here share the goal of the EAT Foundation—
‘a global food system that delivers healthy food in a healthy planet’.

To make agricultural production more ‘resource efficient’,
so that it produces more with less environmental cost,
and to adjust the diets of the world’s food consumers,
so that they are neither over- nor under-consuming livestock foods,
are two sides…

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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