We identify ways to maximise yields in livestock systems for poverty alleviation, global food security and sustainability:
Livestock play a significant role in rural livelihoods and the economies of developing countries. They provide income and employment for 1.3 billion producers and others working in value chains. They are a crucial asset and safety net for the poor, especially for women and pastoralist groups, and they provide an important source of nourishment for billions of […]
What we do?
We look for pathways to maximise yield in livestock systems to address global food security. Donors and development agencies need to target investments in the livestock sector that maximize their impacts for broad numbers of producers and consumers. To do this, estimates of livestock yield gaps are needed. A yield gap is the difference the yield […]
Who supports us?
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supports our project. They work with partner organisations worldwide to tackle critical problems. The primary aims of the foundation are, globally, to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty, and in America, to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology. For more information about their support for this project, […]
Introducing the Global Agenda of Action in support of sustainable livestock sector, development by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.