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Enhancing access to information for women in pastoral areas – challenges and opportunities

Knowledge can go a long way to ensure better livelihoods and food security for women in pastoral regions. Accurate and timely information can help facilitate access to services, and exert a positive influence on their participation in livelihood deci…

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Livestock business hubs unlock opportunities for pastoral women in East Africa

Business hubs have proved to be a strong platform to improve access to markets and inputs by women farmers. Following the model’s success in a number of agricultural settings, a CTA-led initiative is seeking to adapt it to support women livestock o…

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Apr 6

Increasing dairy productivity and incomes for smallholder farmers, and youth enterprise development in the dairy sector East and Southern Africa (DAIRYPROFIT)

The East African region produces 68% of the continent’s milk output, with Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania among the biggest dairy producers. Smallholder milk production accounts for up to 80% of milk produced in the region; most of this milk (80%) is marketed raw, through a ‘warm’ chain (raw milk chain), which makes it almost impossible to ensure milk quality and safety standards.…

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