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Impact Assessment of a Disease Vaccination Project in Rural Tanzania

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to assess the socioeconomic impact of the Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza Control Research Project, a chicken vaccination project […]

  • Date of Publication: May 2009
  • Author(s): Danielle Knueppel
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

A Poultry Health Program for Developing Countries, Global Livestock

Abstract: The Poultry Health for Development project of Avian Flu School International was developed in response to the need among rural households for information about poultry […]

  • Date of Publication: May 2009
  • Author(s): Carol J. Cardona; David A. Bunn; Peter Msoffe
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Using Case Studies to Understand Successful Entrepreneurship Among Ghanaian Women

Abstract: The Enhancing Child Nutrition through Animal Source Food Management (ENAM) project identified constraints to availability, accessibility and utilization of animal source foods (ASF) in young […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Nana Akua Anyidoho; Gloria Y. Kobati; Lorna M. Butler; Grace S. Marquis; Esi K. Colecraft; Owuraku Sakyi-Dawson; Anna Lartey; B. K. Ahunu
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Exploring Uncertainty in Decision Support Systems for Land-Use Management

Abstract: Underlying all decision support systems are criteria scoring and decision rules. A multi-objectives decision support tool known as the Spatial Environment and Agricultural Decision Support […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Tracy Baker
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Effects of Microenterprise Development on Caregivers’ Economic Contribution and Household Consumption of Animal Source Foods

Abstract: Low income levels and lack of knowledge have been identified as key constraints to the use of animal source foods (ASF) in the diets of […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Philip Anor Homiah; Owuraku Sakyi-Dawson; Grace S. Marquis; Esi K. Colecraft; Akwasi Mensah-Bonsu
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Disaggregating Human Population for Improved Land Use Management

Abstract: Understanding the spatial distribution of a population across a landscape is important in land use planning. In developing nations, where resources are limited, such information […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Tracy Baker
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Enhancing Backyard Poultry Enterprise Performance in the Techiman Area of Ghana: A Value Chain Approach

Abstract: Backyard poultry enterprise is one of the enterprise development interventions for the Enhancing Child Nutrition through Animal Source food Management (ENAM) project designed to address […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Charles K. Asem-Bansah; Owuraku Sakyi-Dawson; E.E. Ackah-Nyamike; Esi K. Colecraft
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Documenting Causes of Livestock Mortality Among Pastoralists in Ethiopia and Kenya

Abstract: A major source of risk facing Ethiopian and Kenyan pastoralists is the death of their livestock. Livestock deaths confront households not just due to the […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): John McPeak
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Medicinal Plants of the Ogiek Community in the Upper Watershed of River Njoro

Abstract: This research brief presents findings on gendered knowledge of medicinal plants among the Ogiek community of River Njoro watershed that shows that both men and […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Eunice W. Ngari
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Impact of Interventions on Caregivers’ Nutrition Knowledge and Animal Source Food Intake in Young Children in Ghana

Abstract: Animal source foods (ASF) intake in young children has been associated with improved dietary quality and growth outcomes. The Enhancing Child Nutrition through Animal Source […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Owuraku Sakyi-Dawson; Grace S. Marquis; Anna Lartey; Esi K. Colecraft; Ben K. Ahunu; Lorna M. Butler; M. Reddy; Helen Jensen; Elisabeth Lonergan; W. Quarmime
  • Type of Document: Research Brief