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Integrated Agricultural Production Systems Nile Valley - SC Meeting Minutes Nov. 2015
The key accomplishments in the six targeted countries were presented by ICARDA’s project leader (Marwan Owaygen) and assessed by the Steering Committee (SC) against project’s objectives and outputs as outlined in project’s ...
Extreme Wildlife Declines and Concurrent Increase in Livestock Numbers in Kenya: What Are the Causes?
There is growing evidence of escalating wildlife losses worldwide. Extreme wildlife losses have recently been documented for large parts of Africa, including western, Central and Eastern Africa. Here, we report extreme ...
Restoration of degraded land for food security and poverty reduction in East Africa and the Sahel: taking successes in land restoration to scale - Summary
Project goal is to reduce food insecurity and improve livelihoods of poor people living in African drylands by restoring degraded land and returning it to effective and sustainable tree, crop and livestock production, ...
Options by Context dataset by site
The present document comprises sustainable options selected for the Kenya sites using the Options by Context Approach .
Effects of extreme land fragmentation on wildlife and livestock population abundance and distribution
tFragmentation, degradation and loss of natural habitats are now recognised as major threats to wildlifeconservation and mobile pastoralism in East African savannas. These processes are driven primarily byland tenure and ...
Experimental Evidence on the Drivers of Index-Based Livestock Insurance Demand in Southern Ethiopia
While index-based microinsurance has attracted considerable attention, uptake rates have been weak in many low-income countries. We explore the purchase patterns of index-based livestock insurance in southern Ethiopia, ...
Market-oriented interventions and climate resilience in dryland agro-pastoralism
Policy Brief on Market-oriented interventions and climate resilience in dryland agro-pastoralism
Least-cost rations for sheep fattening: A manual for livestock farmers and extension workers in the West African Sahel
Sheep fattening is an increasingly important economic activity in the West African Sahel, particularly in and around Tabaski, the Islamic festival of Eid-al-Kabir (Ayantunde et al. 2008). The low level of initial investment, ...
Dryland restoration scaling project
Brochure on Dryland restoration scaling project
The agronomy and use of Mucuna pruriens in smallholder farming systems in southern Africa
Brief on The agronomy and use of Mucuna pruriens in smallholder farming systems in southern Africa