An International Conference was held in Rome, Italy 27-29 April 2015 to launch the IFAD and EU supported Project ‘Linking agrobiodiversity value chains, climate adaptation and nutrition: Empowering the poor to manage risk’. The event brought together people with different expertise to discuss the role of agricultural biodiversity in fostering more resilient livelihoods and solicit their guidance to refine the methodological framework for the Project.
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2016
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJune, 2006Kenya, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJune, 2006Tanzania, Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJune, 2008Africa, Eastern Africa
Livestock are recognized as essential assets for the livelihoods of poor farmers in the mixed crop-livestock systems throughout the tropics, while feed resources have been identified as an important constraint to their productivity. Two international agricultural research institutes, CIMMYT and ILRI, therefore joined forces in a project designed to improve the value of maize as livestock feed with an aim of enhancing the livelihoods of maize-livestock farmers in East-Africa.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2006Africa, Eastern Africa
This paper investigates preferences for cattle traits among a pastoral community in a trypanosomosis prevalent area in Kenya. Choice experiments and mixed logit models are employed to estimate economic values of preferred traits which could be introduced through systematic breeding in breed improvement programs that utilise trypanotolerance trait. The findings suggest preference for traits linked to drought tolerance, high live weight, trypanotolerance and fecundity.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1998Serbia, France, North Macedonia, Bangladesh, Honduras, United States of America, El Salvador, Chile, Guatemala, Colombia, Kenya, Morocco, Japan, Uganda, Albania, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, Tunisia, Senegal, Sudan, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, Americas
This issue of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives includes interesting descriptions of land tenure and related policies in Uganda, Tunisia, the United Republic of Tanzania and Morocco. Two thought-provoking articles on access to land and other assets focus on policies to reduce poverty and the function of markets in the allocation of production resources. In the first, J. Melmed-Sanjak and S.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2006Kenya, Tanzania, Africa, Middle Africa, Eastern Africa, Western Africa