Monthly Archives: September 2016

Safe Food, Fair Food project research presented at tropical veterinary medicine conference

Originally posted on Safe Food, Fair Food:
Serving of fried pork and raw relishes in a pork joint in Kampala, Uganda (photo credit: ILRI/Martin Heilmann). Research findings from the Safe Food, Fair Food project were presented at the first joint…

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Opening Agricultural Data: Going Beyond Access

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
I recently participated in the GODAN Summit. What really struck me was that every speaker at the summit, especially those who spoke at the plenaries, recognised that “Open Data” is much more than opening…

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Facilitating market linkages—LIVES project approaches and lessons learned

Originally posted on LIVES-Ethiopia:
Taking a value chain approach is essential to the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Ethiopia, according to scientists working at International Livestock Research Institute project (ILRI). Making smallholder producers more aware of market opportunities will help…

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Poster highlight of LIVES approach to smallholder market oriented agricultural development

Originally posted on LIVES-Ethiopia:
This poster, prepared for the ILRI@40 series of events, gives an overview of the Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project approaches and strategies as well as the project outputs from January 2013…

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Capacity development for market-oriented agricultural development

Originally posted on LIVES-Ethiopia:
Capacity development plays a critical enabling role in facilitating the adoption and scaling out of value chain development interventions and approaches by addressing attitudinal, knowledge and skills gaps in value chain actors, service providers and value…

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Bridging the knowledge and skills gaps: lessons from LIVES capacity development approaches

Originally posted on LIVES-Ethiopia:
by Mamusha Lemma   Throughout its activities in Ethiopia, the Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project has used participatory processes to design capacity development interventions that assess the knowledge and skills gaps in value…

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World’s farmers unite to tackle antimicrobial resistance

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
By Marco Marzano de Marinis, Secretary General, World Farmers’ Organisation Antimicrobial resistance, often referred to as AMR, is an increasingly serious threat to global public health. As the international community is now on the way…

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