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Greenhouse gas emissions from African cattle excreta less than estimated

‘While greenhouse gas emissions of cattle excreta vary by diet, breed and other factors, measurements found that commonly used Tier 1 emission factors consistently overestimated actual emissions. 378 more words

ILRI

Animal health research to improve small ruminant productivity in Ethiopia

Capacity development interventions for animal health workers can improve health of livestock, according to a poster developed by veterinarian Barbara Wieland at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). 43 more words

CRP37

Easing bottlenecks to uptake of dairy farming in western Kenya

The western region of Kenya is not a traditional dairy production area, albeit having substantial resources that can support dairying. The region has, in the past, been left out of most dairy development initiatives in the country and its potential to contribute to the dairy sector, which accounts for 8% of Kenya’s GDP, is yet to be fully exploited. 581 more words

East Africa

Paul Karaimu reblogged this on AVCD Kenya.

Vlog 1, sh*t people say when you go to Africa

I’m excited to present to you my first daily vlog. Stay tuned for more.

Journal

Healthy animals, healthy returns: Improving pastoralists’ livelihoods in Kenya

Goats play an important role in supporting the livelihoods of livestock keepers in Kenya, particularly among pastoralists in the country’s arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs). Sale of meat and milk from the small ruminants also contributes substantially to Kenya’s economy. 592 more words

LSE

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One Year Later: 4 Things I Learned From Quitting My Job Abroad

One year ago I was planning a huge move to Douala, Cameroon for work at a school that seemed like the perfect fit. One year ago, I was consolidating my life into two 22kg suitcases and two carry-ons. 613 more words

Healthy animals, healthy returns: Improving pastoralists’ livelihoods in Kenya

Goats play an important role in supporting the livelihoods of livestock keepers in Kenya, particularly among pastoralists in the country’s arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs). Sale of meat and milk from the small ruminants also contributes substantially to Kenya’s economy. 592 more words

LSE