Portrait of goat-keeping family in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand
Just in case you missed recent announcements, here is a selection of reports on our International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) activities in Asia.
- Petra Saghir and Jemimah Njuki of the Poverty, Gender and Impact team take a closer look at the role of women in agriculture as they attend, and present at the recent First Global Conference on Women in Agriculture, held in New Delhi.
- As farm plots and areas of common grazing continue to contract in India, Jerome Bossuet reports on the rising importance of dual-purpose crop breeding, and how lessons learned are being shared with researchers in Africa.
- As part of the Enhancing Livelihoods through Livestock Knowledge Systems project, project coordinator Padmakumar recently held a stakeholder workshop in the Indian province of Uttarakhand to gain greater insight into ways to best improve goat enterprises among the local hill communities.
- Reflecting back upon the collaborative work of ILRI and our national partners in Nepal, Susan MacMillan reports back on why Straw Matters in the goat-holder dominated areas of Nepal.