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Cover for Economics and policy research at ILRI, 1975-2018.

This chapter looks at the livestock policy and economics research at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and its predecessor, the International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA), which have focused on the following problems: (i) the historical problem of supply response; (ii)...

Author(s)
Jabbar, M.; Staal, S.; McIntire, J.; Ehui, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for African livestock systems research, 1975-2018.

Livestock systems research (LSR) at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) sought to answer two questions: (1) What are the major livestock systems in the sub-Saharan Africa tropics and subtropics? (2) What technical and organizational changes can be introduced into these systems to...

Author(s)
McIntire, J.; Bosire, C.; Robinson, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Methodologies, organizations and networks in endogenous livestock development.

This chapter first discusses the role of livestock in integrated agricultural systems and then the endogenous development concept, before describing endogenous livestock development (ELD). It then discusses methodologies to support ELD, and highlights some organizations and networks engaged in ELD...

Author(s)
Hooft, K. E. van't; Wollen, T. S.; Bhandari, B. P.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impact of science on African agriculture and food security.

This book, which contains 24 chapters and organized into three major parts, compiles available evidence of the impact of agricultural research in Eastern and Southern Africa to facilitate the mobilization of much needed additional investments for agricultural research and development in the...

Author(s)
Anandajayasekeram, P.; Rukuni, M.; Babu, S.; Liebenberg, F.; Keswani, C. L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932671)
Type
Book
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Cover for Why the 'livestock revolution' requires research on people.

This chapter covers the development and changes since the early years of the International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA) and the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD) in the representation of scientists trained in the biological and social sciences as well as in the...

Author(s)
Romney, D.; Minjauw, B.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Livestock disease control and the changing landscapes of South-west Ethiopia.

This paper examines how controlling livestock trypanosomiasis, transmitted by tsetse-fly (Glossina spp.), affects the rate and location of agricultural expansion in Ghibe Valley, Ethiopia. Control of the disease will reduce animal mortality, increase productivity per animal and cause livestock...

Author(s)
Reid, R. S.; Thornton, P. K.; Kruska, R. L.
ISBN
2001 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851994512)
Type
Book chapter

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