FAO, EU join hands to strengthen Zimbabwe’s livestock sector regulations and strategies

Zimbabwe’s livestock sector players met to review and validate the national tick borne diseases control strategy and animal health regulations. The three-day stakeholders’ validation workshop was held in Bulawayo from 5 to 7 October 2021. The workshop brought together more … Continue reading FAO, EU join hands to strengthen Zimbabwe’s livestock sector regulations and strategies

Art exhibition showcases artist and farmer view of livestock development

About 120 artworks and photos on livestock from the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum and the Livestock-led Interventions towards Equitable Livelihoods and Improved Environment in the Northwest Highlands of Vietnam, otherwise known as the Li-chăn project, will be displayed in an … Continue reading Art exhibition showcases artist and farmer view of livestock development

Livestock and Livelihoods: The critical crossroads of animal, human, and planetary health: scaling up one health

The rising human population has led to an increase in demand for animal-sourced foods, particularly meat, milk and eggs. This demand for livestock products has led to opportunities for increased nutrition, income, equity and livelihoods, especially for people in developing … Continue reading Livestock and Livelihoods: The critical crossroads of animal, human, and planetary health: scaling up one health

Kenya launches mass goats vaccination against Contagious Caprine Pleuro Pneumonia

Kenaya’s Kajiado County is embarking on a month-long mass vaccination exercise targeting over 700,000 goats. The exercise which will be conducted in all the five Sub-counties, will see the goats vaccinated against the Contagious Caprine Pleuro Pneumonia (CCPP) disease. The … Continue reading Kenya launches mass goats vaccination against Contagious Caprine Pleuro Pneumonia

Ghana: CSIR-SARI demonstrates fertilizer application trials to farmers

The Savannah Agricultural Research Institute of the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) has introduced selected farmers from the Wa Municipality and Wa West District to fertilizer trials under evaluation and their effective application. The 57 farmers were drawn … Continue reading Ghana: CSIR-SARI demonstrates fertilizer application trials to farmers

Agribusiness transformation programmes help in job creation and translate into economic growth – Guzakuza

Developing women capacities through transformation programmes is critical. Women are the backbone of the economy and having agribusiness transformation programmes would help in the creation of new jobs and translate into economic growth. Dr. Elke Stumpf said this during the … Continue reading Agribusiness transformation programmes help in job creation and translate into economic growth – Guzakuza

Bayero University’s Centre Centre for Dryland Agriculture unveils 7 early growth seed varieties to farmers

The Centre for Dryland Agriculture (CDA) of Bayero University Kano (BUK) has unveiled seven seeds of varieties of groundnut, sorghum, beans and millet to farmers. It was aimed at showcasing the newly improved seedlings developed by the centre to farmers … Continue reading Bayero University’s Centre Centre for Dryland Agriculture unveils 7 early growth seed varieties to farmers

Parliamentary Select Committee on Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs visits Pwalugu Project

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs of Ghana, has conceded the need to push government to show financial commitment towards the construction of the $404, 857, 414.06 Pwalugu Multi-Purpose Dam and Irrigation Project (PMDIP). The dam will … Continue reading Parliamentary Select Committee on Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs visits Pwalugu Project