Africa / Asia / CRP11 / Goats / ILRI / India / Mozambique / Small Ruminants / Value chains

Research briefs on smallholder goat production and marketing systems in India and Mozambique

We have published research briefs that summarize results of baseline studies that characterized smallholder goat production and marketing systems in Udaipur District, Rajasthan State, India and Inhassoro District, Mozambique. You may access the briefs via the links below. Characterization of smallholder goat production and marketing systems in Udaipur District, Rajasthan State, India: Results of a baseline study … Continue reading

CARE International / CRP11 / Goats / ILRI / Innovation systems / Markets / Mozambique / Small Ruminants / Southern Africa / Value chains

The imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform holds its eighth meeting

On 7 March 2013, the imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform held its eighth meeting at Chitsotso, Inhassoro, Mozambique. It was the third innovation platform meeting where participants came by their own transport.  Twenty-seven participants took part in the meeting including producers, community leaders, paraveterinarians, extension officers and researchers. The meeting was held at the goat farm … Continue reading

CARE International / Innovation systems / Mozambique / Small Ruminants / Southern Africa / Value chains

Applying the theory of Outcome Mapping in the field: Reflections from the imGoats project in Mozambique

As the imGoats project enters its final six months, the whole team gathered in Udaipur, India from 2-6 July 2012 to participate in a learning and reflection workshop on the activities completed so far and the work still remaining. On the sidelines of the workshop, Amosse Alberto Maheme, imGoats project officer at CARE Mozambique, shared … Continue reading

BAIF / ILRI / India / Markets / South Asia / Value chains

Goat husbandry a source of livelihoods for weaker sections of society

As the imGoats project enters its final six months, the whole team gathered in Udaipur, India from 2-6 July 2012 to participate in a Learning and Reflection Workshop on the activities completed so far and the work still remaining. On day one of this week’s workshop, BAIF trustee and principal adviser, NG Hegde took time out to answer … Continue reading

Asia / ILRI / India / Value chains

Updates from the imGoats Jhadol-Kanthariya Innovation Platforms

The imGoats innovation platforms in Jhadol, Udaipur held their fifth and sixth meetings in January and April 2012, respectively. The imGoats Special Project Scientist, Ramkumar Bendapudi, sends in this progress report: “Action plans have been prepared at the innovation platform meetings based on priority issues identified by the community members that needed immediate attention.  So far diseases … Continue reading

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

The imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform holds its fifth meeting

On 10 May 2012, the imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform held its fifth meeting at Vuca Interior, 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 presentation of the baseline results and related … Continue reading

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

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