Short ‘Livestock and Fish’ animated video on what ‘capacity development’ is, what it does, why and with whom

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What is the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish doing to develop capacity to enhance smallholder agricultural value chains in Asia, Africa and Latin America?

Niko Pirosmani, Farmer with a Bull, 1916 (via Wikiart).

Take a look at this wonderfully animated 6-minute video to find out.

As you’ll learn from the video, the CGIAR Livestock and Fish Research Program is being implemented by four CGIAR centres:

  1. International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the lead centre, is based in Kenya
  2. WorldFish, in Malaysia
  3. International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), in Colombia
  4. International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), formerly in Syria, now moved to Jordan and elsewhere due to the ongoing conflicts in Syria

The program is helping small-scale livestock and fish producers to intensify and commercialize their production, processing and marketing activities.

The Livestock and Fish program is working largely…

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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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