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FEED THE FUTURE INNOVATION LAB FOR LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS

FEED THE FUTURE INNOVATION LAB FOR LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS

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On May 10, research published just last month will be discussed to provide an understanding of risks and issues related to nutrition. Join us live on May 10, or watch the video, and link to several resources here.

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UF NEWS: RESEARCHERS EXPAND WORK IN AFRICA

Series: Watch Videos or Join Live

For researchers who want to make the most of their time and talents, follow this series of six presentations on Maximizing Your Research Impact. Access videos and presenations, and plan to join an upcoming live webinar on a Friday: April 29, May 13, June 10 and June 24.

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Livestock in Ethiopia

This 54-page white paper summaries vast amounts of information about livestock systems in Ethiopia. Download the PDF here:

Also, visit our page dedicated to resources about Ethiopia.

Our Vision

Our vision is to sustainably intensify smallholder livestock systems in order to improve the nutrition, health, livelihoods and incomes of the poor.

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Learn more about this project in Rwanda.

This video was produced by the University of Florida Foundation. Learn more about our work in Rwanda.


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Milk is safer than we thought

Quick Summary: New research dispels the myth that drinking milk contaminated with a fungal toxin causes liver cancer. Evidence from four continents shows that milk distributors, especially in developing countries, have been too quick to...
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Burping sheep and Africa’s first GreenFeed project to measure their emissions

Although livestock are known to contribute to greenhouse gases, not all livestock are the same. Systems for raising livestock vary widely from massive industrial operations to a family with one cow. In much of the developing world, the...
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Research pitches earn international awards for next-generation leaders

Young researchers have earned recognition for quick research pitches while participating in an international leadership program. The online contest was held by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), based in Kenya. ILRI is an...
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This work was funded in whole or part by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Food Security under Agreement # AID-OAA-L-15-00003 as part of Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems. Additional funding was received from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed here are those of the authors alone.