Addressing the fragmented landscape of animal health data Goats in Abergelle Amhara, Ethiopia (photo credit: ILRI\Zerihun Sewunet).

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Addressing the fragmented landscape of animal health data

The systematic evidence map for Ethiopia pulls together insights on cattle and small ruminant health and mortality, drawn from over 700 research articles published over the last decade.

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A young Kenyan boy with a cow from his herd.

We need new ways to measure animal health

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the importance of tracking health indicators - but also of choosing the right indicators to track. This holds for both human and animal populations, writes Prof. Andy Peters, program director for SEBI-Livestock.
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A Borana girl holds a young goat in Yabello, Ethiopia.

Simple measures can reduce Young Stock Mortality in Ethiopia

Instilling good husbandry and health practices in young stock-rearing has the potential to significantly increase survival of young livestock in Ethiopia.
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A woman in Southern Madagascar feeds a batch of chickens and their offspring with Maize. Photo credit: Land O Lakes Venture 37

Map highlights opportunities for climate adaptation through livestock

As the COP26 Climate Talks get underway in Glasgow, a new map offers valuable evidence for policy makers to address the role that livestock play in climate adaptation, rural development, and global food security
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LD4D community discussions

LD4D launches summer learning sessions

Discover the latest innovations in livestock data at the Livestock Data Summer Sessions
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Dairy cows in Kenya wait to be tested using the P4 Rapid tool, which detects whether they are in heat. Photo: Creative Age.

Next generation livestock technologies: chewable vaccines, super larvae, and rapid fertility tests

New technologies could boost the livestock sector in low-and middle-income countries
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Our Best Defence Against Future Pandemics is Data

The case for investing in data-driven animal health systems

"To improve our current defences against emerging animal diseases, the world needs more focused and directed investment into the systematic collection, organisation, and use of existing animal health data," writes SEBI-Livestock Director Prof Andy Peters in a recent guest essay. 
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