Livestock researchOctober 17, 2012 at 5:10 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
ICARDA has significantly expanded its research team in Africa, in addition to ongoing work in West, Central and South Asia. Plans for 2013 include:
· Research on livestock value chains in Ethiopia, under the CRP ‘Milk, meat and fish’, including development of a toolkit for value chain assessment.
· Expansion of community-based breeding programs in Ethiopia, that have significantly improved flock genetic quality and other traits of indigenous sheep breeds.
· Training and dissemination to scale out a data recording and management system developed in collaboration with Embrapa-Brazil.