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Towards a sustainable, responsible and efficient livestock sector—Jimmy Smith at the Berlin Global Forum for Food and Agriculture

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Kick-off event at Berlin’s tenth annual Global Forum for Food and Agriculture, Jan 2018 (photo credit: ILRI/Susan MacMillan). This year’s GFFA in Berlin addressed Shaping the Future of Livestock—Sustainably, Responsibly, Efficiently The Global Forum for…

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Cereal straws and stovers for sustainable livestock futures: When crop biomass becomes livestock gold

Originally posted on ILRI news:
ILRI scientist Michael Blümmel (photo by ILRI/Stevie Mann) and beef cattle in Indonesia consuming straw (photo by ILRI/Jules Mateo). Michael Blümmel, deputy program leader for the Feed and Forage Development program at the International Livestock Research…

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DFID/UKAid fund British, ILRI, African genetics research to advance African livestock development

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
ILRI geneticist Olivier Hanotte carries out work on chicken samples in Oromia, Ethiopia (photo credit: ILRI/Camille Hanotte). ‘. . . International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt announced the new UK aid research, which is being carried…

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Benefits of Camel Milk in Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism

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Yet more evidence that agriculture–particularly livestock agriculture–needs to be part of climate discussions

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
The farmyard, by Marc Chagall, 1954 (via Wikipaintings). Without big interventions, the future of food security looks bleak. So says an article in One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World Website. The clear message…

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Agriculture can rein in greenhouse gas emissions ‘immediately’, say UN and CGIAR

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
? Portrait of a Boran calf in Yabello, Borena, Oromia, Ethiopia (photo credit: ILRI/Camille Hanotte). The global agricultural sector can curb emissions immediately and provide a window for fossil fuel-guzzling energy and transport sectors to…

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Beyond meat and methane—Advocating sustainable livestock production

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Village women and their livestock in Niger (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann). This article is jointly written by Brian Kawuma, an ILRI communications specialist based in Uganda, and Laura Arce, a student at John Cabot University,…

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