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Reforms. Credibility. Efficiency. Three words that might as well be the legacy of Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’is tour of duty at the helm of Kenya’s education sector. Shock,...

Strike turns Indian farmer to an overnight dairy feed businessman

The seemingly sleepy village at the end of the road is not so sleepy after all. Guagadia village produced an overnight entrepreneur, one who had never imagined he...

Barbara Wieland joins ILRI’s Animal Science for Sustainable Productivity team

Barbara Wieland joined the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) on 5 January 2015 as team leader herd health in the Animal Science for Sustainable Productivity (ASSP) program. Wieland...

Improved cattle feed provides new business opportunities for farmers in India

Strong demand for milk in Bihar Province, India, for direct human consumption and for vital nutrients for the community, has provided an opportunity for one farmer to...

Study shows how Tanzania dairy farmers stand to benefit from improved commercial feeds

A new study has revealed the extent to which dairy farmers in Tanzania are under-served by the feeds manufacturing sector, which despite having adequate capacity, is operating...

Experts to discuss livestock and livelihoods for Africa

Nearly 500 delegates from over 20 countries will converge in Nairobi this morning October 27, to discuss Africa’s Animal Agriculture: Macro-trends and future opportunities. Meeting under the...

Mending our food systems: Upstream and downstream research must work together

Future food security will be achieved by exploiting the power of ‘new biosciences’. The new biosciences include genomics (the study of the structure, function, evolution and mapping...

Insurance, carbon capture and markets may support pastoralists

Three options exist to move pastoralists from vulnerable to resilient lifestyles. They are commercialization of livestock systems, payment for ecosystem services and social and financial safety nets...

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