Why should people embrace investing in agriculture

Agriculture is the art and science of cultivating the soil, growing crops and raising livestock. It includes the preparation of plant and animal products for people to use and their distribution to markets. Agriculture provides most of the world’s food and fabrics. It...

What to Know About Containing Diseases in Livestock

Livestock diseases are never great. For one, they could pass to humans and create a possible pandemic, like the COVID-19 zoonotic virus. If they don’t harm humans, the diseases are likely to harm livestock, which could stunt an economy and society’s daily processes in...

ZAMBIA MAINSTREAMING NUTRITION WITHIN LIVESTOCK KEEPING COMMUNITIES

The African Union declared 2022 the year of nutrition as one way to reiterate the need for the continent to address its challenges of hunger and nutrition. Malnutrition remains high on the continent and is a leading cause of death in children under the age of 5. At...

Improved troughs are reducing feed wastage in Ethiopia

Even though livestock play a significant role in improving the livelihoods of Ethiopia’s rural households, feed availability has been a major constraint for many livestock keepers in the country. Pressure on land due to a high population density has reduced available...