Asia / BAIF / CRP11 / Goats / ILRI / India / LGI / Small Ruminants / South Asia / Value chains

Community services to support goat production in India

The imGoats project worked with 2,685 goat-keeper households in two blocks of Udaipur district in Rajasthan. These were organized into 244 groups that were facilitated by 25 community based service providers called Bakri Mitra (field guides). These are local goat-keepers with some education who are trained on improved goat husbandry practices. They also are the link between the goat-keepers and the Animal Health Department staff with whom they work closely. Continue reading

ILRI / India / Innovation systems / Mozambique / South Asia / Southern Africa / Value chains

Introducing the imGoats project

Welcome to the blog of the project, Small ruminant value chains as platforms for reducing poverty and increasing food security in India and Mozambique, or imGoats in short. The imGoats project got underway following an inception workshop held in mid-February 2011 in Udaipur, India to map out the project activities and outcomes. The project seeks … Continue reading