Prior to this study there was no concrete evidence that leaves from a few local tree species and shrubs, available throughout the year, could be used to feed sheep and even replace the time-tested feed of groundnut haulm.
Aiming to boost household food security and nutrition in resource-constrained, semi-arid areas of Tanzania, a system of integrating dairy goats (Toggenburg and Norwegian breeds) with production of cassava and sweet potato is being studied.Published date2014
Cultivated and well maintained pastures or forage banks are required to support feeding of sheep and goats. The project aims to improve dry matter and nutrient yield of forages available on farms.Published date2013
Integrating improved goat breeds with new varieties of sweetpotatoes and cassava in the agro-pastoral systems of Tanzania : a gendered analysis
Owing to the fact that women have different knowledge, access to, and control over resources, and different opportunities to participate in decisions regarding resource use and management from men, the study focuses on gendered differences in livePublished dateMonday, January 2, 2012 - 05:00