I recently came back from my COS conference. For people not familiar with Peace Corps lingo, Close of Service (COS) conference is done about three months before we leave, as things are due at different times during those three months. 236 more words
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Improved reproductive techniques enable effective use of superior rams in Ethiopia’s community-based sheep breeding programs
Genetic improvement of small ruminants has been identified as a “best bet” in Ethiopia’s highland areas. As part of the Livestock and Fish small ruminant value chain development activities in Ethiopias, community-based breeding programs established through an earlier project (located in Horro, Menz, Bonga and Abergelle) were strengthened and new ones were established in Atsbi and Doyogena. 773 more words
The sweet potato is indigenous to South America, but is often associated with Africa because it is a staple food over much of the continent. Today’s recipe is typical of traditional dishes that rely on just a few ingredients & basic cooking techniques. 166 more words
Research assistants chopping jackfruit (left) and weighing a feed trial pig (right) at Kamuzinda Farm, Uganda (photo credit: ILRI/Natalie Carter).
Pig production in Uganda is on the rise. 682 more words