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Drip Irrigation (Nepal)

Drought mapping around the Gandaki river basin of Nepal suggests that many parts are becoming even dryer including Kapilvastu district, directly affecting agriculture productivity. Drip irrigation for kitchen gardening is one of the water saving techniques for household nutrition management.

Fodder Production (Nepal)

Agriculture plays a vital role in Gross Domestic Product in Nepal; however this sector is yet to be commercialized. It is still traditional and fodder is a basic need for cattle. Traditional livestock farming depends upon seasonal grass and weeds found in the forest and slopes.

Mineral Blocks (Nepal)

Mineral deficiency in livestock causes malnutrition and is a major problem to ruminants in Nepal. They can be supplemented by mineral blocks prepared by using local resources.

2014 Nepal Scholars

While attending a Scholar training, the 2014 Nepal Scholars are asked about their projects and what they think about the Livestock Innovation Lab Scholar program.

Newcastle Disease and Vaccinations

Newcastle Disease Virus (NDV) is a devastating disease that affects poultry and the farmers who raise them. Livestock Innovation Lab’s Dr. David Bunn leads a project to educate farmers and school children on the disease.

East Africa Pastoralism Conference 2014

On October 24th the Livestock Innovation Lab hosted a conference on East Africa Pastoralism in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The conference included presentations from the East African Scholars and four long-term research projects.

Camel Adaptation and Medicine in the East-African Landscape

The CAMELS project is lead by Dr. Paul Plummer at Iowa State University. The project is focused on improving the diagnostic medicine capacity for camels of Ethiopia through the application of a thorough needs assessment coupled with targeted capacity building, training and diagnostic test development.

Adapting Livestock System to Climate Change in the Gandaki River Basin, Nepal

This video essay from Dr. Netra Chhetri's project highlights the key components and some of the initial findings of the Adaptive Pathways to Climate Change in Nepal (APaCC) Project.

East Africa Scholar Training, 2014

Nine new East African Scholars present their project proposals to their peers and Livestock Innovation Lab mentors in a training in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Of God, Rain and Motorbikes

This documentary portrays members of a Kenyan pastoralist community on the outskirts of the Maasai Mara National Reserve as they creatively respond to challenges posed by climate change, land privatization and environmental degradation.

Maasai Voices on Climate Change: A Participatory Video

A Livestock Innovation Lab video project that put the camera into the hands of a group of pastoralists from Maasai Mara in eastern Kenya to tell their own stories of climate change. Participatory Video on issues facing the future of pastoralism.

Pastoralist Voices on Climate Change

Pastoralist Voices on Climate Change is being produced in conjunction with the Livestock-Climate Change CRSP Pastoral Transformations to Resilient Futures: Understanding Climate from the Ground Up (PTRF) project led by Dr. Kathleen Galvin and Robin Reid, from Colorado State University. This film was produced and directed by Joana Roque Depinho with support from the Livestock-Climate Change CRSP and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). The film team also includes Lindsay Simpson and Nicholas Tapia. The full-length documentary (to be released in Spring 2012) will illustrate the collaborative and participatory process between scientists and pastoralists in Kenya, documenting two collaborative workshops whereby local land users directly inform the scientific process and climate change science, which, in turn, feeds back to local decision-making.