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The imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform holds its fourth meeting

On 15 March 2012, the imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform (IP) held its fourth meeting at Manusse, Mozambique. About 40 participants took part in the meeting, representing producers, community leaders, paraveterinarians, extension officers, researchers, and meat buyers and sellers. The meeting covered a range of topics, starting with a discussion on information flow from the IP … Continue reading

Africa / CARE International / ILRI / Innovation systems / Mozambique / Southern Africa / Value chains

The imGoats Mozambique national steering committee holds its second meeting

The imGoats Mozambique national steering committee held its second meeting on 7 February 2012 in Maputo at the Mozambique National Agricultural Research Institute (Instituto de Investigação Agrária de Moçambique – IIAM). The meeting was attended by representatives from IIAM, the Ministry of Agriculture – Animal Production Department, the Inhambane provincial livestock services, the United States … Continue reading

CARE International / Innovation systems / Mozambique / Southern Africa / Uncategorized / Value chains

Paravets imGoats Mozambique finished their training

Last Saturday (February 18) 15 imGoats paravets finished their training on goat health, treatment and commercialization. The paravets were selected by their community members to participate in the training, resulting in 1 paravet per community in which the project is operating. The training was undertaken over 3 weeks – one week in October, November and … Continue reading

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The imGoats project hosts national advisory and steering committees in Mozambique and India

The imGoats project hosts two key meetings this week in Mozambique and India. On 7 February 2012, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and CARE Mozambique host the second imGoats national steering committee meeting in Maputo. Participants include representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture at national and provincial level, the national agricultural research institute, the … Continue reading

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The imGoats Jhadol-Kanthariya Innovation Platform holds its fourth meeting

The fourth meeting of the Jhadol-Kanthariya innovation platform was held on 12 December 2011. During the third meeting, participants felt that more representation from the villages was needed to in order to make the meetings more participatory and facilitate flow of information between the innovation platform and the villages. Goat keepers’ representatives were nominated by … Continue reading

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The imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform holds its third meeting

On 18 October 2011, the imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform held its third meeting at Chimajane, Mozambique. About 24 participants took part in the meeting, representing producers, community leaders, paraveterinarians, extension officers, researchers, and meat buyers and sellers. The main objective of the meeting was to follow up on the second innovation platform meeting held in … Continue reading

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The imGoats India national advisory committee holds its first meeting

The imGoats India national advisory committee held its first meeting on 17 August 2011 in New Delhi to review the implementation of project activities, challenges and lessons learned; to discuss major challenges and opportunities for upgrading goat value chains; to brainstorm on related initiatives which could benefit from mutual learning; and to agree on the … Continue reading