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livestock and small ruminants (55 Results)
On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Reducing Post-Harvest Loss

Post-Harvest Loss (PHL) reduces the income of smallholder farmers (SHFs) by 15 percent and results in reduced food supply in developing regions. To address this problem, The Rockefeller Foundation launched the YieldWise Initiative in 2016, which focu...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Repairing Fractured Systems for Farmers

Without a doubt, cassava occupies a place of honor in the agricultural and economic portfolio of Nigeria, as well as on the tables of its people. The country produces 59 million metric tons of starchy root tuber every year, making it the largest prod...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Growing Cassava in Nigeria

The sustainability of production is threatened by a vicious cycle of declining soil fertility and increasing problems of pests, diseases, and weeds. Moreover, the lack of knowledge on how to add value through proper storage, processing, and marketing...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
NigeriaNigerian Agribusiness Register

This edition is focused on the maize value chain. Contributing up to 60% raw materials for animal feed production required by the poultry industry, the maize value chain is critical to Nigeria's economy. Disruptions from the Covid.19 pandemic, insecu...

Climate Change
Reducing Climate-Induced Heat Stress in Pigs in Uganda: Policy Actions
UgandaMutua J, Zaake P, Notenbaert A, Paul B.

Pig farming is important for income generation and nutrition for a large population in Uganda, with 4.2 million pigs being kept in 2017. However, future projections indicate that domestic pork production will not be sufficient to meet the increasi...

Research and Development
Indigenous Goat Production Handbook
South AfricaMdukatshani, Heifer International-South Africa and...

The aim of this book is to assist owners of indigenous goats with extensive farming systems. It looks at ways to improve the productivity of their flocks. It is designed to be shared with farmers in a way that allows them to understand how to find th...

Agribusiness SMEs
3 Marketing Factors for Animal Source Food System Success
All CountriesThe Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Food...

The Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Food Security (EEFS) project recently launched an analytical guidance document identifying the enabling environment factors that drive animal source food (ASF) market system success in terms of economic gr...

Tanzania Livestock Master Plan
TanzaniaUnited Republic of Tanzania; Ministry of Livestock...

Tanzania accounts for about 1.4% of the global cattle population and 11% of African cattle population (FAO 2014). Tanzania has about 30.5 million cattle, 18.8 million goats and 5.3 million sheep. Other livestock include; 1.9 million pigs, 38.2 mill...

Diagnostic Study of Live Cattle and Beef Production and Marketing
EthiopiaSintayehu GebreMariam, Samuel Amare, Derek Baker,...

Livestock plays an important role in Ethiopian agriculture. The sector has been the focus of a breadth of analysis by experts, development partners and others that reflect a range of perspectives. This report builds principally on a synthesis of wo...

Research and Development
Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050: Livestock and Livelihoods Spotlight Nigeria

In the next 30-40 years the demand for animal source foods will grow rapidly in the African continent due to growth in human population, increasing consumer purchasing power and urbanization. As a response, producers and other actors will make sig...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Goat Farming in the Arganeraie of Agadir in Morocco: Livestock System and Production Parameters
MoroccoKheyyat El, Saïd EL Madidi

In order to characterize goat farming of the arganeraie in the province of Agadir in Morocco. A structured questionnaire survey and individual monitoring of farm animals were conducted in 35 randomly selected goat farmers in 9 villages of Amskroud co...

Research and Development
Halting the Spread of Disease and Helping Livestock Farmers in Liberia

The project was implemented in response to an outbreak in four counties of Liberia of Pestedes PetitsRuminants(PPR) or Sheep and Goat Plague, a devastating disease affecting small ruminants. A widespread vaccination programme was put in place, awa...

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