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janvier 2023
Global

Pastoralists are generally known for carefully selecting and maintaining their livestock. In this study, we examine the preferences of pastoralists for goat traits. We employ discrete choice experiments of all levels and endpoints to investigate the relative weights that pastoralists in southern Ethiopia attach to the different traits of does and bucks.

janvier 2023
Bangladesh

About 85% of Bangladesh's land is plain land where the mixed farming system (MFS) is practiced in which crops and livestock, as major enterprises are integrated. The objectives of this study were to characterize Bangladesh's MFSs and identify their potential and problems at two representative locations in the country's north and south.

janvier 2023
Éthiopie

Livestock production in Ethiopia has been constrained by feed shortage, low quality and seasonal fluctuations. The use of high-yielding, good quality and drought-tolerant forage legumes like alfalfa and vetch has been suggested to overcome the feed constraints.

janvier 2023
Global

The uptake of conservation agriculture and farm mechanization in Southern Africa has been slow and low. As a result, most smallholder farmers continue to grow crops under degraded soils using conventional tools and human powered farm operations. This leads to low productivity.

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