Small ruminants; Economic benefits, Challenges and Recommendations

Small ruminants; Economic benefits, Challenges and Recommendations

The importance of livestock, in Nigeria, cannot be ignored. Small ruminants which include sheep and goat is a value chain employing a significant number of people from the farmer, to the marketer, the butcher, the meat seller, the food vendor and the commercial...

Saving Our World Through Livestock Vaccination

Far too many people depend on livestock as their primary means of livelihood, especially the rural smallholder farmers. Food security and global health security are directly affected by the health status of animals at every given time.  In other words, the health of...

Update on the LIDISKI Project

The LIDISKI TEAM recently concluded an energy audit of the National Veterinary Research Institute in Vom and Bauchi Outstations to begin the process of purchasing and installing solar panels that will help improve cold chain during vaccine delivery. This will help...

The Project Team

French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD) is an organization working for the sustainable development of Tropical and Mediterranean regions. CIRAD is the lead partner of LIDISKI project. Operations of CIRAD will centre on coordinating...
Leveraging ICT tools for livestock disease surveillance

Leveraging ICT tools for livestock disease surveillance

Information Communication Technology (ICT) has evolved to become the bedrock of the ‘new normal’, making it the most reliable means to get things done. Based on this reality, the livestock sector, especially in developing countries need not look further, but rather...