Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
KlimaschutzgesetzKabinett beruft Experten
BERLIN Gremium soll Einhaltung zu vorgeschriebenen Emissionshöchstwerten überwachen.
BiofachOrganic in Europe continues to grow
GERMANY, Nuremberg. The organic market in Europe continues to grow; in 2018 it will increase by almost 8% to € 40.7 bn.
KenyaPlans to lift the ban on poultry from Uganda
KENYA, Nairobi City. Kenya has announced plans to lift the January 2017 ban on poultry and poultry products from its landlocked neighbor, Uganda, where the Avian Influenza had spilled over from white-winged terns to domestic birds in late January 2017.
EvaluationLivestock’s future: An opportunity not a threat
KENYA, Nairobi. The World Economic Forum’s Shaping the Future initiative published a white paper prepared by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) on livestock’s role in the developing world.
IRTAFermentation knowledge from Spain
SPAIN, Monells (Girona). The 6th International Course in Dry Cured Meat Products is to be held from 28 May to 1 June 2018 at the IRTA center in Monells (Girona), Spain.
Ernährung 2030Steigende Nachfrage, knappe Ressourcen
BERLIN Global Forum for Food an Agriculture (GFFA): Mit Insekten gegen den Hunger der Welt.
ResearchBfR expands coop with ILRI
GERMANY, Berlin. The institutes will work on mycotoxins in food and feed.
Antibiotics Effectiveness imperiled as use is expected to increase
USA, Princeton Antibiotic consumption in livestock worldwide could rise by 67% between 2010 and 2030, and possibly endanger the effectiveness of antimicrobials in humans.
H7N9: Risk areas in Asia mapped
KENYA, Nairobi A new study reveals conditions linked to the emergence and spread of bird flu and maps the areas of Asia at greatest risk of the spread of the new virus strain.
Differences in animal diets and emissions
KENYA, Nairobi A study, published in an early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), is the newest comprehensive assessment assembled of what cows, sheep, pigs, poultry and other farm animals are eating in different parts of the world; how efficiently they convert that feed into milk, eggs and meat; and the amount of greenhouse gases they produce.
Boosting pig production among India’s poor
INDIA, Hyderabad A program that is supporting rural Indian farmers improve their livelihoods by helping them to raise pigs more efficiently is the highlight of a new annual report by a project coordinated by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).
Towards a sustainable and equitable livestock sector
KENYA, Nairobi One way to make livestock production more efficient is through ‘sustainable intensification’ brought about by farm activities that help close yield gaps while also reducing the level of greenhouse gas emissions per unit of milk or meat produced.
Chances and risks of Indian livestock boom
INDIA, New Delhi A partnership dialogue organized by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) on livestock, research and development was held on 7 Nov 2012 in New Delhi.
Risk management with livestock insurance
KENYA, Nairobi Kenya’s minister of state for development of northern Kenya and other arid lands, Mohamed Elmi, has praised a livestock insurance project implemented in Kenya by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and other partners for its role in improving the productivity of the country’s drought-prone arid and semi-arid lands.
Hotspots of human-animal infectious diseases published
KENYA, Nairobi A new study maps hotspots of human-animal infectious diseases and emerging disease outbreaks. The maps reveal animal-borne disease as a heavy burden for one billion of world’s poor and new evidence on zoonotic emerging disease hotspots in the United States and western Europe.
Listening to chickens could improve production
USA, Georgia Researchers now believe that avian expressiveness may be more than idle chatter. A collaborative project being conducted by the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Georgia is investigating whether the birds' volubility can provide clues to how healthy and comfortable they are.
Research partnerships in the fight against Rift Valley fever
KENYA, Nairobi A new effort to align the work of partners in eastern Africa and implement more synergetic research on Rift Valley fever was the focus of a recent multi-stakeholder workshop that reviewed research strategies and approaches used by veterinarians, epidemiologists, economists and public health experts in projects across Kenya.
New training manuals for improving small-scale pig production
INDIA, Nagaland A new set of training manuals for pig farmers is now available. The manuals inform poor rural pig farmers in developing countries how to ‘intensify' their production, using lessons gathered from a research-for-development project in India. Among other recommendations, the manuals offer ways of improving smallholder pig farming, including basic veterinary care, and pork production and marketing.
ILRI project strengthens animal health systems in Ethiopia
ETHIOPIA, Ghibe River A collaborative project led by scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has strengthened the capacity of local communities in Ethiopia's Ghibe Valley to use innovation systems approaches to improve access to animal health systems.