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FEED THE FUTURE INNOVATION LAB FOR LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS

Nepal

This page shares a variety of resources related to our work in Nepal. You may review journal articles, publications authored by the Management Entity, and links to relevant websites and resources.

 

Selected Publications & Research Findings

Articles in Journals

De Vries, A., Kaylegian, K.E., and Dahl G.E. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Improving the productivity, quality, and safety of milk in Rwanda and Nepal. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18304

Givens, D.I. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: The importance of milk and dairy foods in the diets of infants, adolescents, pregnant women, adults, and the elderly. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18296

Grace, D., Wu, F., and Havelaar, A.H. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Foodborne diseases from milk and milk products in developing countries—Review of causes and health and economic implications. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18323

McKune, S., Lane, J., Flax, V., Ouma, E., Austin-Datta, R., Williams, R., Moore, E., Jacobs, M., and Turk, J. 2020. Making livestock research and programming more nutrition sensitive. Global Food Security, Volume 26, 100430. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100430

McOmber, C., McNamara, K., Ryley, T.d., and McKune, S.L. 2021. Investigating the Conceptual Plurality of Empowerment through Community Concept Drawing: Case Studies from Senegal, Kenya, and Nepal. Sustainability 13, https://doi.org/10.3390/su13063166

Miller, L.C., Neupane, S., Joshi, N., and Lohani, M. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Milk consumption is associated with better height and weight in rural Nepali children over 60 months of age and better head circumference in children 24 to 60 months of age. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18289  

Paudel, T.P., Pokharel, B.R., and Shrestha, B.S. 2019. Assessment of the dairy animal feeding system of western Nepal: a synthesis of focus group discussions. SAARC J. Agric., 17(2): 253-266.

Sah, K., Karki, P., Shrestha, R.D., Sigdel, A., Adesogan, A.T., and Dahl, G.E. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Improving control of mastitis in dairy animals in Nepal. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18314

Tricarico, J.M., Kebreab, E., and Wattiaux M.A. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Sustainability of dairy production and consumption in low-income countries with emphasis on productivity and environmental impact. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18269. It is openly available.

Varijakshapanicker, P., McKune, S., Miller, L., Hendrickx, S., Balehegn, M., Dahl, G. E., and Adesogan, A. T. 2019. Sustainable livestock systems to improve human nutrition, health, and economic status. Animal Frontiers. https://doi.org/10.1093/af/vfz041

Vyas, D., Nelson, C.D., Bromfield, J.J., Liyanamana, P., Krause, M., and Dahl G.E. November 2020. MILK Symposium review: Identifying constraints, opportunities, and best practices for improving milk production in market-oriented dairy farms in Sri Lanka. Journal of Dairy Science, Volume 103, Issue 11. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18305 

Publications by the Management Entity


Useful Resources

These resources include links to external websites, and internal documents, such as reports and outreach materials.

External Resources

Internal Resources from the Management Entity

Blogs and news:

Projects

Partners

This list of partners is not exhaustive, but it is indicative of past and prospective partners that have or will collaborate on research projects and other endeavors.

Partners in Nepal

Zones of Influence

More information: Feed the Future Nepal – Zone of Influence Baseline Report 

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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.