Monthly Archives: March 2016

International Women’s Day 2016: What issues are central to agricultural development for women?

Originally posted on ILRI policies, instititions and livelihoods program:
A woman milking her goat Gender equality is an essential component for sustainable economic development. This year, the International Women’s Day (IWD) sparked a variety of discussions about climate change, livestock…

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Youth, the Future of Family Farming

Originally posted on Ecoagriculturist:
It was the first day of June in the serene and sunny – but slightly windy – city of Montpellier, and from all around the world researchers and academics in the fields of agriculture and family…

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ILRI biosciences hub and vaccine development named global public goods by heads of BMGF and DFID

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), and Nick Hurd, international development minister for Britain’s Department for International Development (DFID). Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF),…

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To reduce greenhouse gases from cows and sheep, we need to look at the big picture

Farming livestock contributes around 6 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere each year. While estimates vary, this could represent up to 18% of globa Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.bizcommunity.com See on Scoop.it – Agriculture, Climate & Food security

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Agriculture as an investment vehicle

For all sorts of reasons, therefore, it’s time for farmers to look at the work they do as a type of investment vehicle.” Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.bizcommunity.com See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety

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Florida and ILRI start consultations on new ‘Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems’

Originally posted on ILRI news:
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) granted the University of Florida USD49 million to develop a Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems, one of 24 such initiatives federated under Feed the Future,…

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ROLE OF AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY IN DEVELOPING ECONOMIES 2

Originally posted on Ecoagriculturist:
Source: ROLE OF AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY IN DEVELOPING ECONOMIES 2

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