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FEED THE FUTURE INNOVATION LAB FOR LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS

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September 2021 Lively Newsletter, Issue #15

  • News from Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and more
  • Completed projects
  • Journal articles

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Livestock in Ethiopia

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


Special Issue of Global Food Security

This collection of journal articles is called "Nutrition-Sensitive Livestock Research for Food and Nutrition Security in Low- and Middle-Income Countries." Authors represent a range of researchers affiliated with our projects, Areas of Inquiry, and Cross-Cutting Themes. Topics addressed include gender, knowledge gaps, animal health, and more.

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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Blog

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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Researchers return to field work for healthy infants in Ethiopia

Despite delays, newborn babies in Ethiopia are now being enrolled in a research study designed to reveal their vulnerability to bacterial infections from livestock. The project’s field work planned for April 2020 had been delayed by the...
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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.