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Simple Cooling Method Improves the Quality of Marketed Camel Milk in Northern Kenya

Highlights the methodology and impact of Global Livestock CRSP research.

  • Date of Publication: December 2009
  • Author(s): A.O. Adongo; F. Wayua; I.J. Sagalla; H.K. Walaga; C. Amboga; D. Layne Coppock
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Can Pastoral Linkages to Livestock Markets Be Sustained in Southern Ethiopia?

Highlights the methodology and impact of Global Livestock CRSP research.

  • Date of Publication: December 2009
  • Author(s): Getachew Gebru; Solomon Desta; D. Layne Coppock; Seyoum Tezerra; Zewidu Edea
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

From LINKS to NLMIS: Issues, Challenges and Lessons Learned

Abstract: Information communication technology, specifically the mobile phone, is becoming an integral tool for development, as there is increasing recognition that information is an important tool […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Gatarwa Kariuki; Muthoni Mwangi; John Maina; Qalicha Wario; Robert Kaitho
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Factors Influencing Beef Cattle Marketing Behavior in Pastoral Areas of Kenya: The Role of Livestock Market Information

Abstract: Marketing transactions take place in an environment where information is shared and exchanged among and between sellers, buyers and middlemen. It is argued that traders […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Mathew Komen; Gatarwa Kariuki; Robert Kaitho
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Deteriorating Terms of Trade and Food Security Among Pastoral Livestock Producers in Kenya

Abstract: Over 80% of Kenya’s land mass of 58.3 million hectares is classified as arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs). In spite of the unfavorable weather conditions, […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Gatarwa Kariuki; Robert Kaitho
  • 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

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

Livestock Production Systems and Environmental Interactions: Producer Response to Climate and Market Changes in the River Njoro Watershed, Kenya

Abstract: In developing countries, the past two decades have witnessed changes in market structure, climate and demographic characteristics resulting in fast growth in the demand for […]

  • Date of Publication: April 2009
  • Author(s): Daniel Kyalo; Muhia Njeri
  • 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

What are Consumers in Moyale, Kenya Willing to Pay for Improved Milk Quality?

Abstract: Pastoralists in northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia may be able to diversify income by selling milk to urban residents. However, milk sold in open-air markets […]

  • Date of Publication: December 2008
  • Author(s): Francis O. Wayua; Mohamed G. Shibia; Moses S. Mamo; DeeVon Bailey; D. Layne Coppock
  • Type of Document: Research Brief