Improved goat shelter (illustration by ILRI/Birgit Boogaard).
Thanks for your readership of, and participation in, ILRI’s News Blog in 2013. Before jumping full tilt into 2014, you might want to check out these top posts in 2013 you might have missed.
A Happy New Year to you all!
May 2014 bring you peace, prosperity and joy.
20 top ILRI News Blog posts
29 Dec: Further unlocking the potential of maize: Dual-purpose is the new purpose of the world’s most important cereal
LIVESTOCK AND THE ENVIRONMENT
17 Dec: As livestock eat, so they emit: Highly variable diets drive highly variable climate change ‘hoofprints’–BIG new study
30 Sep: Improving the environmental sustainability of livestock systems in the developing world–ILRI’s Jimmy Smith
LIVESTOCK GOODS AND BADS
17 Sep: Why tackling partial truths about livestock matters so much: Keynote address at International Grasslands Congress, Part 2
16 Sep: Why the world’s small-scale livestock farms matter so much: Keynote address at International Grasslands Congress, Part 1
04 Apr: Livestock ‘goods’ and ‘bads’: What are the published facts?
03 Apr: Livestock, poverty and the environment: A balancing act–and a balanced account
LIVESTOCK AND FOOD SECURITY
17 Oct: ILRI’s Jimmy Smith on global health and food security: Why developing-country livestock matter so much
LIVESTOCK AND FOOD SAFETY
16 Oct: ‘The health of the poor is the wealth of the poor’: A little film for a big World Food Day and World Food Prize
GLOBAL ALLIANCES FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION
15 Oct: The IPCC of the livestock sector? Global Agenda of Action on building a sustainable livestock sector
17 Jun: Working together for viable livestock futures: Stakeholders at the Global Agenda of Action speak out
ILRI AND THE GLOBAL LIVESTOCK AGENDA
18 Jun: Jimmy Smith on the global development agenda, and livestock’s role in it — 13-minute film
12 Jun: Launching ILRI’s new long-term strategy for livestock research for development–15-minute film
31 May: Three presentations on livestock for–and in–development by ILRI director general Jimmy Smith
23 Jan: Taking the long livestock view
LIVESTOCK OPPORTUNITIES IN (FOR) AFRICA
27 Jun: Livestock present Africa with huge – ‘right now!’ – opportunities for food, prosperity, environment
LIVESTOCK VALUE CHAINS IN POOR COUNTRIES
21 Jun: More meat, milk and fish — Big interventions for ‘farm-to-table’ livestock value chains in poor countries
LIVESTOCK AND GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH
17 May: Dialing back on the drivers of global disease outbreaks: A look inside the ‘black box’
LIVESTOCK DISEASE IN AFRICA
01 May: New advances in the battle against a major disease threat to cattle and people in Africa
LIVESTOCK AND SOCIAL LEARNING
30 Mar: Cultivate the future! How learning together can mean learning better and faster–speeding research into use