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Towards a Sustainable Improvement of Milk Production for Smallholder Dairy Farming Systems in Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia

The overall objective of the proposed project is to contribute to the development of the potential of smallholder dairy farming in Tigray Region, northern Ethiopia. To do so, research focusses on optimisation of dairy cattle nutrition using local feed resources within a systemic context with climatological, social and economic constraints. Both farmer-participatory and laboratory research is carried out.

Date:1 Oct 2015 →  31 Jan 2023
Keywords:milk production, sustainability, nutrition
Disciplines:Agricultural animal production not elsewhere classified, Agricultural animal husbandry, Agricultural animal nutrition