Reseeding Grasses in African Agriculture for Cattle Grazing

Reseeding — also called overseeding — is the practice of planting seeds in an area with established grasses. It can potentially restore degraded areas and improve foraging conditions for livestock. Here’s how reseeding grasses in African agriculture systems helps...

Understanding Genetics When Raising Livestock

An animal’s biological system is just as important to understand as humans. Genetics impacts health, which is essential when raising livestock. Sick animals can infect others and lead to lost profits. Here are some tips for understanding livestock genetics. It’s...

Lamu farmers receive heifers, goats to boost food security

The Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture Project in partnership with the county government of Lamu has commenced distribution of heifers and improved goats to smallholder farmer groups to boost food security. The ongoing multifaceted social protection programme aims to not...

Zimbabwe: EU supports local milk production

The European Union in partnership with the Government and the Dairy Consortium, as part of efforts to rapidly increase milk production in Zimbabwe; smallholder farmers received 153 in-calf heifers. Presently, Zimbabwe is a major dairy importer. • The development comes...