Gender roles affect everyone, everywhere, but they are most pronounced in countries with highly traditional cultures. In many societies, men decide which foods to buy and how much, and this role makes them primary decision makers in relation ... READ MORE
On day three of a workshop, participants (from butchers’ associations, abattoirs, and government) witnessed the slaughter of two steers at the Mana Qalmaa Kristaana abattoir in Adama, Ethiopia. They viewed the entire process and discussed ... READ MORE
Collaboration at the university level has been a key to the success of the Young Stock Mortality (YSM) project in Ethiopia (funded by USAID through the University of Florida). Researchers from the University of California, Davis, Ethiopia’s ... READ MORE
Tabaski (or Aïd el-Kebir), called the "Festival of the Sacrifice," is an Islamic holiday celebrated worldwide each year. It honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God’s command. In commemoration ... READ MORE
Ms. Kusumaya K.C. is part of a vital labor force in Nepal that brings animal health services to remote areas of the country. Before getting to work, however, she had to overcome obstacles to education that often limit rural women from realizing ... READ MORE
It turned out better than they planned. Instead of quietly spreading nutrition messages from household to household, community advocates amplified their voices through megaphones to reach the masses gathered at markets in Rwanda.
“Gabura ... READ MORE
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many in-person events into virtual formats, including the five 2021 Innovation Platform (IP) meetings for our five current target countries. Would these events be successful, given the potential for technical challenges, ... READ MORE
A pebble is almost nothing when compared to a mountain, just as the risk from this toxin is minor.
Even though people around the world drink milk every day without worry, there are certain risks. One risk comes from a particular toxin that ... READ MORE
Have you ever wondered what happens after a webinar ends? This story shows that a topic of great interest can inspire people on the other side of the globe to act upon knowledge gained. Here is what happened: A webinar about predatory journals ... READ MORE
International research teams are collaborating on new agricultural projects to improve the lives of vulnerable farmers and their families in West and East Africa. Their challenging mission is to empower small-scale livestock farmers and markets ... READ MORE