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Blog: 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 10:10am

The 2030 agenda and the SDGs – a course correction?

By Sakiko Fukuda-Parr
Professor, Graduate Program in International Affairs (GPIA), The New School, New York

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 12:06pm

Kenya’s native goats and sheep, expertly crossbred, are key to helping farmers cope with climate change

By Julie Ojango (ILRI) and Vivian Atakos (CCAFS)

Smallholder farmers and pastoral herders in East Africa are the target of an ongoing joint project of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). This project is working to improve the productivity of goats and sheep under changing climatic conditions.

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Monday, July 27, 2015 - 12:01am

Managing degradation in East African rangelands

Governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) seeking to improve the well-being of herders in the arid and semi-arid rangelands of East Africa and the Greater Horn of Africa often receive contradictory recommendations on how to address land degradation through changing grazing management.

See more at: http://blog.sustainability.colostate.edu/?q=sircely#sthash.Pok7QLtq.dpuf

Photo credit: Sara Costa

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