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Research conducted by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners has identified poor genetics as a key factor in hampering pig production in Uganda. This issue has been also repeatedly raised by a number of stakeholders—including smallholder pig keepers and other value chain...
The knowledge generated from this work allows scientists to identify genotypes that have potential as livestock feed. It also allows them to conserve essential forage biodiversity for current and future generations as global public goods. The major focus of forage research is to characterize the...
African Chicken Genetic Gains is an Africa-wide collaboration led by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). In November 2014, ILRI and partners initiated this new collaboration to provide better chickens to smallholder farmers in Africa. Part of the wider ‘LiveGene‘ initiative, ACGG...