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Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Slides
25 October 2016
Towards identifying novel phenotypes in climate adapted livestock production

This presentation was held by Mizeck Chagunda/SRUC at the international seminar 'Livestock Resources for Food Security in the Light of Climate Change' co-hosted by SIANI and SLU Global in Uppsala...

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
15 July 2013
Reporting from SLU Global Food Security Symposium: Urban and Peri-Urban Animal Husbandry

In 2008 the world’s urban population exceeded the rural population for the first time in the history. This urbanization process is happening together with growing urban poverty and food insecurity and this trend is set to continue. 

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
Urban Animals: Balancing Good and Bad
 
Slides
10 July 2013
Brucella infections among cattle in urban and peri urban areas in Uganda

Today more than half of the planet’s inhabitants live in cities. The world-wide migration of rural people to cities is particular prominent in Africa and Asia. Some are “pushed” there ...

Trade and production
Urban Animals: Balancing Good and Bad
 
Slides
10 July 2013
Feed for livestock in urban and peri-urban areas in Uganda

Today more than half of the planet’s inhabitants live in cities. The world-wide migration of rural people to cities is particular prominent in Africa and Asia. Some are “pushed” there ...

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
Urban Animals: Balancing Good and Bad
 
Slides
10 July 2013
Synthesis : Urban and peri-urban animal farming

Today more than half of the planet’s inhabitants live in cities. The world-wide migration of rural people to cities is particular prominent in Africa and Asia. Some are “pushed”...

Trade and production
 
News Story
4 July 2013
Reporting from SLU Global Food Security Symposium: Livestock Production for Food Security

Animal production represents more than a half of global agricultural output. Livestock products are generally more costly than arable crops and their consumption is still low in low-income countries.

Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Slides
4 July 2013
Dairy cattle performance in agro-pastoral production systems of Uganda

Reproduction is a key parameter determining the level of production and profitability in a dairy herd. Low fertility leads to productivity losses which can be directly translated into economic...

Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Slides
4 July 2013
Animal genetic resources for improved productivity under harsh environmental conditions

Indigenous livestock breeds are well adapted to tropical and harsh environments, but usually rather unproductive. Therefore, crossbreeding with exotic breeds has been practiced, and often found...

Trade and production
 
Slides
4 July 2013
Reproductive health management in dairy cows in Uganda

Reproduction is a key parameter determining the level of production and profitability in a dairy herd. Low fertility leads to productivity losses which can be directly translated into economic...