Sustainable livestock systems – highlights from ILRI’s corporate report 2015–2016

In 2015–2016, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners revealed extraordinary findings that the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from cattle in Kenya maybe up to 10 times lower than previous estimates, clearly making the case for improving Africa-specific understanding of GHG emissions to develop better-targeted climate change mitigation and adaption strategies. Taking this research […]Read Post ›

And what if they knew about the living tunnels ? — DESERTIFICATION

Photo credit: Randburg Sun Momentum Corporate Social Investment manager, Emmanuel Mahlangu, resident Mbuyiswa Mbongonya, Alpheus Mashile and Impophomo director, John-Mark Kilian harvest vegetables Garden tunnels to protect organic vegetables in Zandspruit ZANDSPRUIT – The garden tunnels are affordable and easy to assemble. by Phathu Luvhengo Journalist Alpheus Mashile’s vision to help families in […] via And […]Read Post ›

Sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition — Dr. B. A. Usman’s Blog

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION: ? https://news4ilri.files.wordpress.com/2016/10/13cattle.png?w=500&h=500 UN endorses recommendations on sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition, including the role of livestock by SUSAN MACMILLAN The Policy Round Table of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), meeting in Rome on 17 Oct 2016, discussed the report on Sustainable Agricultural Development for Food Security and… […]Read Post ›