Category Archives: Poverty, Hunger, Malnutrition

Sustainable livestock futures—BMZ, GIZ and ILRI at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture this week

Originally posted on ILRI news:
For several days this week (18–20 Jan 2018), several scientific directors and staff of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)—Jimmy Smith, Shirley Tarawali, Dieter Schillinger, Lutz Merbold and Kristina Roesel—will be participating with several ILRI…

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To transform agricultural extension, give youth a voice

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
At the recent Africa Agriculture Extension week in Durban, there was a common refrain: “Demand for food in Africa is growing and expected to double by 2050.” This is why we see continued growth…

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Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is going to be history, but how?

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
I got impressed by the virtues of collective actions while reading the GFAR blog post Remembering our collective actions: The unforgettable story of Rinderpest eradication. This infectious disease which was once thought very difficult to…

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Second PENAPH Conference: Participatory Approaches to One Health

Originally posted on PENAPH:
January 10-12, 2018 – Khon Kaen, Thailand Participatory Approaches in Animal Health, Public Health, One Health and Ecohealth Registration for the Second PENAPH Conference and conference courses is still open at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/second-penaph-conference-participatory-approaches-to-one-health-tickets-37155665596. Hotel bookings for the Pullman…

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Sustainable food systems: What it means for CIAT research

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
Mark Lundy is the Leader of Sustainable Food Systems at CIAT It is big and involves so many processes and actors. Some would even say it’s scary. I’m talking about the food system, or…

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Learning about data for farmers and how it can help to “cross the donga”

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
Dan Berne and Valeria Pesce Dan Berne introducing the course In the week of 20-24 November 2017, GFAR convened a course and symposium on Farmers’ access to data in Centurion, South Africa. This event…

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Learning about data for farmers and how it can help to “cross the donga”

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
Dan Berne and Valeria Pesce Dan Berne introducing the course In the week of 20-24 November 2017, GFAR convened a course and symposium on Farmers’ access to data in Centurion, South Africa. This event…

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