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Researchers return to field work for healthy infants in Ethiopia


February 22, 2021

Despite delays, newborn babies in Ethiopia are now being enrolled in a research study designed to reveal their vulnerability to bacterial infections from livestock. The project’s field work planned for April 2020 had been delayed by the COVID-19 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Disease, Ethiopia, Infant, Laboratory, Livestock, Special Topics

Applied business model for animal feed generates revenue and improves livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Niger


March 17, 2020

A new business supplying animal feeds to rural Niger is helping to overcome vast distances and other hurdles that constrain the productivity and incomes of goat and sheep farmers. Though 90 percent of the rural population in Niger owns ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Livestock
Tags: Business, Feed, International Development, Niger, Research, Trade

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