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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.

For further read: http://news.ilri.org/2015/07/10/kenyas-native-goats-and-sheep-expertly-c...

Photo credit: Solomon Kilungu/CCAFS).