Conflict between local pastoralists and lions remains a tricky problem in lion conservation, but reinforcing traditional fencing structures called “bomas” may provide a cost-effective solution.

Livestock production, a much smaller challenge to global food security than often reported

Twice a month, Julius Yebei, 45, embarks on a three-day journey by foot with a herd of donkeys from a livestock market in Bomet County to Goldox, a donkey slaughterhouse located in the semi-arid Ke

CHAMA district commissioner Leonard Ngoma says the human-animal conflict in Chama in Muchinga Province is rife with some wild animals terrorising villages and attacking livestock belonging to the f

The Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization has partnered with Liquid Telecom Kenya to launch an e-service platform for farmers.

Most countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), including Ghana, rely on agriculture for their income and food security. Any initiative that might help to sustain and improve productivity in agriculture would be a crucial step in improving people’s livelihoods.

BANGKOK, Aug 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Mongolia, herders living outside the capital Ulaanbaatar, near the Tuul River, fear deteriorating water quality is making their livestock sick.

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A serious bacterial cattle disease has been identified at three more farms in New Zealand, raising the number of affected farms to six, the country’s Ministry for Primary Ind

This executive summary of the FAO report, briefly reviews the “unsustainable trajectory followed by agri-food systems” and draws attention to “hotspots where crop production, livestock and aquaculture may be the key contributors to the degradation of water quality.”

Even during droughts like the one that swept across Zimbabwe last year, Isaac Siziba and his wife Khumutso had food. Their annual harvest did not consist of water-dependent crops, but of goats.

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