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Research and awareness raising increase demand for cassava peel-based chicken feeds in Nigeria

Hundreds of Nigerian chicken farmers in the southwestern state of Oyo have expressed interest in using cassava mash in poultry feeds. Common animal feed ingredients—such as maize and soya beans—are increasingly expensive in the country. 469 more words


Life Below Water – Conserving Marine Areas

This is the second in our series of Darwin blogs celebrating the remarkable and innovative ways Darwin projects contribute to Sustainable Development Goal 14 – “Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development”. 1,011 more words


Empowering Women - A look at the Ladies' Programme at Grampari

A young lady stood in the middle of a circle of around 30 women. Her body appeared mummified with dupattas wrapped around her, covering her head, eyes, ears, mouth, chest, stomach, hands and feet. 702 more words


East African dairy farmers earning more from market linkages to milk processors

Staff of Kinyogoga Dairy Farmers’ Cooperative Society in Uganda pour milk into a cooler. This is one of several milk chilling plants set up under the EADD project (photo credit: EADD). 488 more words


New abattoir to improve access to safe and affordable pork in Uganda

Sarah Nakyanzi, Masaka Municipality deputy mayor breaks ground for the construction of a centralized pig abattoir in Masaka District, Uganda. Looking on are political leaders and farmer group representatives (photo credit: ILRI/Brian Kawuma). 472 more words


Farmers vulnerability

It is heartening to see the farmers who feed the millions are also suffering globally. Food security is a national interest. The research done to improve the production is considerable. 541 more words

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Climate Change and Rural Livelihoods

Being involved in the implementation of climate change and adaptation projects, I could study and understand the impacts of climate change. Climate change is an inevitable global phenomenon affecting especially the lives of rural poor in developing countries. 350 more words

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