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Doing feed assessments with FEAST: Why, what, when and where

On 22 May 2015, the updated FEAST data application and e-Learning course were launched in Addis Ababa (see Alan Duncan’s presentation)

Organizations like the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) regularly develop approaches and tools to understand and tackle tough problems. 1,322 more words

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The size energizer needed to power an electric fence is dependent on several factors such as; the number of acres, the length of the fence, number of electrified wires, type of livestock, and severity of conditions. 44 more words

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Poor grounding is one of the most common problems with electric fence.

Ground rods should be galvanized. Place in an area that is heavily shaded or holds moisture. 43 more words

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Solution-oriented action research: Scaling MilkIT dairy feed innovations in India

During the December 2014 MilkIT project (Enhancing dairy-based livelihoods in India and Tanzania through feed innovation and value chain development approaches) workshops in Tanzania, we caught up with two Indian participants who had been invited in their roles as significant stakeholders in dairy development in the state of Uttarakhand. 1,089 more words

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FEAST – how it helped a feed innovation project with engagement, intervention design and impact assessment

In December 2014, the IFAD-financed MilkIT project (Enhancing dairy-based livelihoods in India and Tanzania through feed innovation and value chain development approaches) held final workshops in Lushoto and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. 478 more words

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Forage diversity – an essential resource to support forage development

Poor-quality feed, fluctuating feed supplies and seasonal feed shortages are major constraints to increasing livestock productivity in many tropical countries. Forage diversity is an essential resource for the selection and breeding of superior forages for use in smallholder farming to alleviate these constraints. 90 more words

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