Monthly Archives: April 2019

Tanzania launches USD596 million livestock master plan

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Tanzania minister for livestock and fisheries, Luhaga Mpina (right), receives a copy of the Tanzania livestock master plan from Barry Shapiro, senior livestock development advisor at ILRI (photo credit: Eveline Massam/IITA). Tanzania’s livestock sector is…

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WHY ARE PEOPLE AFRAID OF INTRODUCING NEW VEGETABLES AND FRUIT TREES ?

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Prof. Dr. Willem VAN COTTHEM Ghent University (Belgium) Since August 2007, the time that I launched our action ‘SEEDS FOR FOOD’, a number of people came up with questions about the danger of introducing new vegetables…

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Overuse and misuse of antibiotics – a problem driven by the world’s poor and rich alike

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
? Kibera slum alley (photo via Flickr/Ninara) As reported this week by Andrew Jacobs and Matt Richtel in the New York Times, ‘Kibera residents are prodigious consumers of antibiotics’. Kibera area, one of Africa’s largest…

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