Tag: Africa

Research helps parents “give milk” to improve nutrition and livelihoods in Rwanda

by Judy Kimani, International Livestock Research Institute ◊ Gabura Amata Mubyeyi, translated from Kinyarwanda, means “Parents, Give Milk.” This phrase communicates one of the core messages resulting from an ongoing research project in Rwanda. Many parents and other… Read More

Detecting livestock diseases to improve food security in Uganda

by Jeanne Coffin-Schmitt, Tufts University ◊ Within the remote sub region of Karamoja in northeast Uganda, livestock diseases are an ongoing problem. Further, limited knowledge about the occurrence and spread of diseases such as Peste des Petits Ruminants… Read More

UF study helps quantify biodiversity decrease around farmland

Click here for photo. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Animal biodiversity suffers near conservation areas that border big farms, and the effects can spread for miles, according to a new study by University of Florida researchers and… Read More