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Cover for Production system characterization and development.

The main objective of this chapter is to explain the different goat production systems, and how to identify major constraints and opportunities for achieving better productivity. The options and strategies for planning and implementing goat improvement projects and assessing goat production systems ...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Maize technologies and rural poverty reduction in Ethiopia.

In the past four decades, more than 40 improved maize varieties, including hybrids and open-pollinated varieties, have been developed and released in Ethiopia by the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research in collaboration with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre. Most...

Author(s)
Zeng, D.; Alwang, J.; Norton, G. W.; Shiferaw, B.; Jaleta, M.; Yirga, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global warming and malaria in tropical highlands - an estimation of Ethiopia's 'unmitigated' annual malaria burden in the 21st century.

This chapter focuses on spatial patterns of malaria, especially those of altitudinal shifts, with climate change, emphasizing the need to consider the effect of warmer temperatures on the disease from a regional context rather than a global one. The malaria climate suitability and biogeographically ...

Author(s)
Bouma, M. J.; Pascual, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for On the road to potato processing in African tropical highlands.

Potato processing at the industrial level is relatively insignificant in the tropical highlands of Africa in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. No large international companies are present in this area whereas they have successfully established themselves in North Africa (Egypt) and South Africa....

Author(s)
Haverkort, A. J.; Woldegiorgis, G.; Koesveld, M. J. van; Ntizo, S.; Wustman, R.; Zhang, X.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One Health economics.

This chapter presents examples of how both costs and benefits of diseases and disease control can cross from animals to humans, and vice versa. These examples span from joint human and animal vaccination services for mobile pastoralists in Chad and brucellosis control in Mongolia, to rabies control ...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Choudhury, A.; Roth, F.; Shaw, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions: what direction for the future of African agriculture?

This chapter draws overall conclusions from the current study as well as the preceding one and to point out directions for future research as well as policy. It is argued that the African Green Revolution might differ from the Asian one: it would involve other crops, be less focused on rice and...

Author(s)
Aryeetey, E.; Djurfeldt, G.; Isinika, A. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937164)
Type
Book chapter

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