Animal Breeding / ASSP / Cattle / Ethiopia / LIVES / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Oromia / Research / SNNPR / Water

Cattle pregnancy diagnosis technologies tested in smallholder farms

Two action research activities are underway in Oromia and Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples states to further evaluate the performance of Bovipreg®. The next step will be to promote the technology with the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries and livestock technology businesses to introduce it at larger scale. Continue reading

Animal Production / ASSP / Cattle / Ethiopia / LIVES / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / SNNPR

Participatory evaluation of cattle fattening innovations of smallholder farmers in Gamo Gofa, southern Ethiopia

This poster, produced for the Tropentag 2016 conference, shares key results of a study that evaluated the challenges and constraints, and cattle fattening innovations introduced through stakeholders participation in Gamo Gofa. Continue reading

Agriculture / Animal Feeding / ASSP / Capacity Strengthening / DFATD / East Africa / Ethiopia / Feeds / ILRI / LIVES / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Markets / SNNPR

Private entreprises improve concentrate livestock feed supply in southern Ethiopia

Lack of access to commercial concentrate feed supply and inadequate knowledge on the use are among the challenges hindering market-oriented livestock development in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (SNNP) Region. Continue reading