LEWS : Early Warning System for Monitoring Nutrition and Livestock Health for Food Security of Humans in East Africa
Texas A&M University
Adami Tulu Agricultural Research Center, Department of Animal and Range Science, Mekelle University College,Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization, Holetta Research Center, Ethiopia, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI),Oromia Regional Agricultural Office/Southern Rangeland Development Unit (Ethiopia); Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Arid Lands Resources Management Program (ALRMP), Egerton University, Kenya Department of Animal Science, National Range Research Center (NRRC), National Dryland Farming Research Center, Mpala Research Centre (Kenya); Livestock Production Resea rch Institute (LPRI), Selian Agricultural Research Institute, Sokoine University (Tanzania); Makerere University, Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Research, Serere Agricultural and Animal (Uganda)
The LEWS Project developed a functioning livestock early warning system delivered information/analysis delivered to key regional, national and local institutions/stakeholders, providing the basis for the current GL-CRSP LINKS and GOBI Projects. The system has been integrated into the National Livestock Marketing and Information System in Kenya.