The small livestock advantage: A sustainable entry point for addressing SDGs in rural areas
This report presents selected achievements and lessons learned from the growing portfolio of small livestock investments supported by IFAD.
Adaptation Framework Tool
The Adaptation Framework is a repository of adaptation actions for small-scale agriculture, including livestock, forestry, and fisheries. It provides an approach for incorporating adaptation practices into project design.
Livestock 4 Social Development Platform – L4SD
The Livestock 4 Social Development Platform is a joint venture between IFAD and the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock, open to livestock experts and practitioners around the world.
How to do note: Rapid livestock market assessment - A guide for practitioners
The RLMA guide seeks to facilitate livestock market assessments in order to support those operating in the livestock sector, such as multilateral financial institutions, international development organizations, governments, research organizations, NGOs, community-based organizations, service providers and input suppliers.
Grant Results Sheet: Innovative beef valuechain development schemes in Southern Africa
The IFAD-funded SWAZI BEEF project set out to increase the quality of livestock and meat products and to diversify farmers’ incomes in the sugar-cane-producing areas of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) through targeted support to farmers and other value chain actors (livestock producers, butchers/meat processors, financial institutions and input providers).
Toolkit: Engaging with pastoralists – a holistic development approach
Pastoralism is a way of life based on territorial mobility, adopted in response to the challenges faced by human communities living in harsh or difficult environments.
How to do note: Engaging with pastoralists – a holistic development approach
This How To Do Note first outlines the problems developers need to be aware of in pastoral development.
Lessons learned: Engaging with pastoralists – a holistic development approach
These lessons learned have been developed for planners and policymakers: (a) to help them avoid investment strategies and policies that impact negatively on pastoralists; and (b) to enable them to ensure that specific policies and plans for pastoral development are more closely tailored to the needs of pastoralists.
Women-led business and value chain development; a case study in Tajikistan
Investments in smallholder goat development and related value chains are effective means to reduce poverty and increase the incomes of men and women from resource-poor households. They are also effective channels to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in remote mountainous
Grant Results Sheet: AKF - Mobilizing public private partnerships in support of women-led small business development
When trying to develop a business, women in Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, face multiple obstacles that have to do with their gender and with the challenging economic environment, which affects women more profoundly than men.
Smallholder pig value chain development project
Developing smallholder pig value chains in Uganda to increase rural incomes and adapt to climate change.