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, the US government’s global hunger and food security initiative.
Feed the Future innovation labs and US university hosts (image credit: Feed the Future).
To increase productivity and incomes and to improve nutrition and food safety, the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems aims to sustainably intensify smallholder livestock systems through research, technology applications, capacity building and co-production of knowledge.
Research at the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems is organized by areas of inquiry and cross-cutting themes.
Areas of inquiry:
- future livestock systems
- animal-source foods production and marketing
- livestock disease management and food safety
- enabling policies for livestock
- role of gender in livestock systems…
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