Monthly Archives: August 2013

Empowering farmers to expand production

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Developing value chain action plans for the Ethiopia Livestock Master Plan

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Earlier this year, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) approved funds to support the development of value chain action plans for the Ethiopia Livestock Master Plan (LMP). The project began on Wednesday, May 1,…

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IRIN Africa | Curbing deadly bovine disease faces hurdles in Sahel | Burkina Faso | Gambia | Mali | Niger | Senegal | Chad | Food Security | Migration | Sahel Crisis

Originally posted on Sahel Green Food:
IRIN Africa | Curbing deadly bovine disease faces hurdles in Sahel | Burkina Faso | Gambia | Mali | Niger | Senegal | Chad | Food Security | Migration | Sahel Crisis.

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Producing exclusively food for human consumption (Science Daily)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130801125704.htm Existing Cropland Could Feed Four Billion More by Dropping Biofuels and Animal Feed Aug. 1, 2013 — The world’s croplands could feed 4 billion more people than they do now just by…

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