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dc.creatorVan Tassell, Curtis P.en_US
dc.date2019-12-30en_US
dc.date.accessioned2020-02-28T14:56:19Z
dc.date.available2020-02-28T14:56:19Z
dc.identifierhttps://mel.cgiar.org/reporting/download/hash/fd9ca6077c05decef4c74f169aa35755en_US
dc.identifier.citationCurtis P. Van Tassell. (30/12/2019). Feed the Future - USDA Livestock Improvement Project and the African Goat Improvement Network (AGIN).en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11766/10853
dc.description.abstractFish and livestock are critical to communities, livelihoods, nutritional status, and economic development. Globally, the livestock sector employs 1.3 billion people and contributes up to 50% of global agricultural GDP, and animal protein intake by children has been linked to improved cognitive development. By 2025, global meat and animal protein demand is expected to grow by almost 40%. As part of the U.S. government's global hunger and food security initiative, Feed the Future, USDA is building collaborative scientific partnerships with over 30 organizations and growing, that will help U.S. and African goat producers enhance goat breeding and productivityen_US
dc.formatPDFen_US
dc.languageenen_US
dc.rightsCC-BY-4.0en_US
dc.subjectlivestock improvementen_US
dc.subjectcommunity based breeding programen_US
dc.subjectafrican goaten_US
dc.subjectGoatsen_US
dc.titleFeed the Future - USDA Livestock Improvement Project and the African Goat Improvement Network (AGIN)en_US
dc.typeBriefen_US
cg.contributor.centerUnited States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service - USDA-ARSen_US
cg.contributor.crpCGIAR Research Program on Livestock Agri-Food Systems - LAFSen_US
cg.contributor.funderInternational Livestock Research Institute - ILRIen_US
cg.contributor.projectCGIAR Research Program on Livestock Agri-Food Systemsen_US
cg.contributor.project-lead-instituteInternational Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas - ICARDAen_US
cg.coverage.regionEastern Africaen_US
cg.coverage.countryMWen_US
cg.coverage.countryUGen_US
cg.contactcurt.vantassell@ars.usda.goven_US
dc.identifier.statusOpen accessen_US
mel.project.openhttps://mel.cgiar.org/projects/237en_US


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