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Gender Issues in Livestock Systems in Ethiopia
Understanding gender differences and social dynamics in livestock systems is essential to the design of gender sensitive interventions that equitably address the priorities of male and female smallholder farmers and other ...
Nitraria retusa (Forssk.) Aschers: an important sand stabilizer for saline deserts
This factsheet describes the benefits, establishment, management, and effective maintenance of Nitraria retusa. Nitraria retusa, also known as Ghardaq or Sahanoon, is one of the leading halophyte perennial shrubs belonging ...
Restoration of degraded land for food security and poverty reduction in East Africa and the Sahel: taking successes in land restoration to scale
Achieving food security and reducing poverty through land restoration.
Conversion of diverse seed parents to A4 and A5 CMS cytoplasmic background and diverse productive pollinators to A4 and A5 CMS system restorers
Conversion of at least 50 diverse seed parents to A4 and A5 CMS cytoplasmic background; conversion of at least 30 diverse and productive pollinators to A4 and A5 CMS system restorers.
Introduction of promising West African pearl millet germplasm, and its utilization in Asian hybrid breeding program
Brief on Introduction of promising West African pearl millet germplasm, and its utilization in Asian hybrid breeding program.
Gender-based drivers of participation in sheep breeding cooperatives in Ethiopia
Collective actions and formation of cooperatives are crucial for small ruminant community-based breeding programs. Women’s participation in agricultural cooperatives is generally low in Ethiopia and the lack of participation ...
Develop high biomass OPVs and hybrids
Develop at least 5 high biomass (green and dry biomass with better forage quality for forage; and dry biomass at maturity for biofuel purpose) OPVs and hybrids (top cross/ three way cross); and develop at least 5 A-/B- ...
Selections in segregating breeding materials in target ecologies for enhancing drought and heat tolerance
Brief on Selections in segregating breeding materials in target ecologies (western Rajasthan for drought during rainy season; Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh for heat stress during summer season) for enhancing drought and heat ...
This factsheet is related to haemonchosis in sheep. Haemonchus contortus is an endoparasite of the sheep abomasum and is responsible of causing important economic losses in sheep flocks. Control measures are mainly chemical ...
Development and designation of at least 18 diverse pearl millet hybrid parents resistant to virulent pathotypes of Downy Mildew
Development and designation of at least 18 diverse pearl millet hybrid parents (9 each of seed and restorer parents) resistant to at least two virulent pathotypes of DM (Downy mildew).