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Livestock and climate change: Where the BIG opportunities lie

Some of our biggest opportunities for both reducing and coping with climate change lie among the one billion poor people raising farm animals across the developing world (ILRI poster). 1,214 more words

ILRI

Living change and changing lives.

Although life is in constant flux everywhere on the planet, change really is the one constant of life in Nepal’s remote landscapes like Dolpo. Two days flight from Kathmandu and with no road access, this area is both remote and self contained. 1,166 more words

Dolpo

Taking action for conservation and livelihoods at the local level

The Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation, a Cape Town based non-governmental organisation, jointly with herbalists and other partners launched Herbanisation – an open access, medicinal street garden project in 2012. 119 more words

Biodiversity And Community Health

Is Coca-Cola the answer to world hunger?

We all know big business just wants to make the world a better place, right? Obviously, profits are a secondary concern. So with businesses like Coca-Cola getting involved in farming in Africa, there’s no need to worry at all. 138 more words

Ethiopia livestock master plan presents roadmaps for growth and transformation

This poster, prepared for the ILRI@40 series of events, gives an overview of Ethiopia’s Livestock Master Plan (LMP) that is as part of the country’s wider growth and transformation plan II for 2015-2020. 73 more words

ILRI

Seizing the future in Nepal’s rural villages

A short field trip in early November took me to Dhading District at the start of the Manaslu circuit. The Arughat valley is where many people start the Manaslu trek nowadays and this has not gone unnoticed by the people of Arughat. 509 more words

Nepal

Life in a rural village in Rasuwa District

Gatlang, in Nepalese terms, is nowhere particularly special. It’s not in a National Park, although it is on the Tamang Heritage Trail, adjacent to Langtang National Park. 774 more words

Medicinal Plants