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Livestock for food security and nutrition—Committee on World Food Security policy recommendations

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Rachael Njeri has started growing forage strips on her farm in the Kenya’s Tana River watershed. The forage plants help prevent soil erosion and provide feed for her cattle (photo credit: CIAT/Georgina Smith). The Committee…

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Pathogen ecologies and human interventions: The natural and unnatural histories of zoonotic diseases

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Three diapered goats in the boot of a car in Bamako, Mali (photo on Flickr by Romel Jacinto/37 °C). This week, the Lancet publishes a series of three papers on diseases that are ‘zoonotic’, that is,…

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The Blind Export of Precious Donkey will lead to Extinction of this Genetic Resource

This gallery contains 16 photos.

Originally posted on Camel, food security and climate change:
The Donkey’s Importance Donkey, the beautiful but very useful creature 2. Donkey, the wheel of the rural life 3. Donkey is the wheel of urban transport 4. Donkey is the companion…

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Scientists launch consortium to control a lethal disease of cattle in Africa

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Group picture of participants of an inception workshop for a project to improve vaccines for the control of East Coast fever in cattle in Africa. The workshop was held at ILRI’s Nairobi campus 27-29 January…

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Transforming pastoral pursuits into profitable livestock enterprises in southern Africa

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Cattle kept under a pen-fattening program in Chivi District, Zimbabwe (photo credit: FAO/Believe Nyakudjara). ‘Growing up in Chiware Village in Rusape, Manicaland province, vivid memories of tending to the family’s herd of cattle remain etched in…

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CGIAR livestock support is enhancing community resilience in the face of on-going drought in the Horn of Africa

Originally posted on ILRI news:
A livestock carcass in northern Kenya, which has suffered prolonged drought (photo via Flickr by CIAT/Neil Palmer). Widespread drought conditions in the Horn of Africa have intensified since the failure of the Oct–Dec 2016 rains.…

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Drink camel milk for three reasons

Originally posted on Natural Health with theCamel Milk:
Milking can save camels (…………in terms of Indian camel Population -TW) By Maneka Sanjay Gandhi (Island) I never thought the day would come when I would recommend the drinking… Source: Drink camel…

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