Monthly Archives: October 2016

Sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition

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? https://news4ilri.files.wordpress.com/2016/10/13cattle.png?w=500&h=500 UN endorses recommendations on sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition, including the role of¬†livestock by SUSAN MACMILLAN The Policy Round Table of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), meeting in Rome…

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OPINION: Livestock Mechanization, Reproduction should not be an exemption PART 1

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Livestock count: Live reporting from the 43rd session of the Committee on World Food Security

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
This article was posted originally on 19 Oct 2016 by GFAR. Photo credit: Dominik Schraudolf on Pixabay Article by Ksenija Simovic,¬†#CFS43 Social Reporter: ksenijasimovic(at)gmail.com ‘This week marked a milestone for the Committee on World Food…

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The ‘big bet’ on chickens for Africa

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Local hen and her chick in a village of Mozambique, where production costs for farmers are 30% higher than the cost of importing chicken (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann). With a growing appetite for chicken in…

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Jimmy Smith: On the LiveSTOCK Exchange ‘hard seat’

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
During the November 2011 ‘liveSTOCK Exchange’ event at ILRI, Brian Perry interviewed Jimmy Smith, Director of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). Watch the video: On 9 and 10 November 2011, the ILRI Board of…

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‘Livestock is the Cinderella of agricultural development’–An interview with Jimmy Smith

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
A lengthy interview with ILRI’s new director general Jimmy Smith is the leading post on the home page of the Syngenta Foundation website in Nov 2011 (image credit: Syngenta Foundation; credit for photo of Jimmy…

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The triple challenge facing livestock research for development in Africa

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
For the November 2011 ‘liveSTOCK Exchange’ event at ILRI, Tim Williams – Africa Director at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) reflects on ILRI’s livestock work in West Africa … Two key questions Back in…

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