Describes the dif. phases in the ILCA research framework, w. regard to Livestock Systems Research (LSR), particularly the descriptive, diagnostic, design, testing & extension phases, using examples of field research on pastoral & agropastoral systems in the arid & semi arid zones of Mali, Ethiopia and Kenya.
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 1983Kenya, Mali, Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa, Western Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1983Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa
Analyzes statistically, results of weighings made on two cattle groups at the Sarite cooperative ranch in the southern rangelands of Ethiopia & used as a fattening area to determine effects of place of origin, herdsmen group and sex (bull or castrate) on initial liveweight, weight gain & performance of animals, their purchase & sales prices and profits realised and calculates optimum liveweights at purchase & sale to maximize profits. Includes recommendations on the basis of the results.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1983Ethiopia, Eastern Africa, Africa
Describes the Ethiopian highlands assessing their potential for improved agricultural production; reports ILCA's studies on the traditional smallholder production system of the highlands; and analyzes productivity aspects of the system's crop and livestock components. Discusses the approach to farming systems research (FSR) along with the implications for adoption of the approach and its results by a national agency, some research experiences and the outlook for future research.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1983Canada, Congo, Philippines, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Brazil, Italy
An international journal of forestry and forest industries
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