Global Livestock

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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

Implementing Poultry Vaccination and Biosecurity at the Village Level in Tanzania: A Social Strategy to Promote Health in Free-Range Poultry Populations

Abstract: Local chickens are an important resource benefiting the livelihoods of impoverished people in developing countries. Household chicken production provides food and income and is an […]

  • Date of Publication: May 2009
  • Author(s): Peter Msoffe; David Bunn; Amandus Muhairwa; Madundo Mtambo; Hamsa Mwamhehe; Ayubu Msago; Malongo Mlozi; Carol Cardona
  • 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

In What Ways Are People in Pastoral Areas Integrated into the Cash Economy?

Abstract: In a prior research brief entitled “How Are They Surviving Out There? An Analysis of Total Income in the PARIMA Study Sites” (GL-CRSP Research Brief […]

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

Modeling Tool to Assess Economic Consequences of Changing Farming Systems for Resource-Poor Small Farmers in the Upper Njoro River Watershed, Kenya.

Abstract: A modeling tool applying net present value economic analysis was developed to estimate long-term economic returns to labor and land for smallholder cropping systems in […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Timothy Krupnik; Marion W. Jenkins; Sian Mooney
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Do Children’s Dietary Intakes Fluctuate by Season in Rural Northern Ghana?

Abstract: Food availability in rural communities is often dependent on season. Young children who are at risk of poor growth when food is scarce during the […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Kimberly Harding; Grace S. Marquis; Esi K. Colecraft; Anna Lartey; Owuraku Sakyi-Dawson
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Sustaining Lake Levels in Lake Nakuru, Kenya: Development of a Water Balance Model for Decision Making

Abstract: Fluctuations in Lake Nakuru’s water level, particularly since the mid-1980s have been a source of significant concern for the sustainability of the lake’s unique ecosystem. […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Marion W. Jenkins; Stephen McCord; Joseph Edebe
  • Type of Document: Research Brief