Africa / AnGR / Animal Breeding / Cattle / East Africa / FAnGR / Genetics / Goats / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / PIM / Sheep / Small ruminants / Somalia

Indigenous farm genetic resources of Somalia: Preliminary characterization of cattle, sheep and goats

This study was conducted in 2008 as a collaborative project between the International Livestock Research Institute and Terra Nuova with the main objective of evaluating the Somali breeds of livestock both phenotypically and genetically. Continue reading

Animal Breeding / Asia / Genetics / Goats / Indigenous Breeds / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / South Asia

ILRI GEF-Asia project participates in two global biodiversity events in India and Pakistan

On 15th October, the ILRI Global Environment Fund (GEF)-Asia project ‘Development and application of decision-support tools to conserve and sustainably use genetic diversity in indigenous livestock and wild relatives’ will participate at a side event during the Convention on Biological Diversity eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CBD COP11). The side event on, … Continue reading