LIVESTOCK PRODUCTIVITY

RESULT 2:  LIVESTOCK PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVED

Livestock is a major source of livelihoods in the ASAL and improvement of the productivity and marketing of livestock and livestock products will have a major impact on the agro-pastoralists and pastoralists in these areas. The result will focus on developing research interventions that will lead to improved livestock productivity in the ASALs.

The activities will include:

  • Prioritizing intervention focus areas in poultry, camel, cattle and small stock (sheep and goat) research and development, formation of research teams and proposals development
  • Improving access to poultry information, technologies and markets
  • Improving access to camel information, technologies and markets
  • Improving access to cattle information, technologies and markets
  • Improving access to small stock information, technologies and markets
  • Adoption and impact assessment of poultry, camel, cattle and small stock productivity research in the arid and semi arid areas
  • Management, backstopping and performance tracking of livestock research and sharing of information