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Technical report on animal production in the pastoral zone of Niger

Suchet L. Louis

Technical report on animal production in the pastoral zone of Niger

recommendations for improvement : discussion paper

by Suchet L. Louis

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Published by Republic of Niger, Ministry of Rural Development, Livestock Service, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in [Niamey], Niger .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Livestock -- Niger.,
  • Animal industry -- Niger.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Suchet L. Louis.
    ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development., Niger. Ministère du développement rural. Livestock Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 129 leaves :
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16725561M

    The extreme south of Niger lies within the northern Sudanian zone (annual rainfall – mm, May–October) and is the most densely populated. The natural vegetation is a varied open woodland, which includes baobab Adansonia digitata, Bombax costata, Prosopis africana and various Combretaceae. Gallery. Niger’s livestock production sector represents about 11% of the National GDP and 35% of the agricultural GDP. Livestock is the second most important export item after uranium, and accounts for 70% of agricultural exports. North of the isohyet mm that defines the limit for farming, animal husbandry is most of the time the main source of.

    The main conclusions of the Malian-Dutch “Primary Production in the Sahel (PPS)” research project, which was carried out during – (Penning de Vries and Djitèye, ), may be summarized as follows: (1) poor soil quality is just as great a barrier to rural development as water shortage; (2) animal production is high per unit area, compared with similar ecological zones in Cited by: 2. Our book processing system enables academic institutions to process manuscripts, track printing progress and management inventory seamlessly. It also supports independent writers & business at low costs. Our content distribution team will boost the sales of the electronic version of the books worldwide. Conference Opportunities.

    Author Guidelines Aims and scope The Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa (BAHPA) of the African Union Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) is a scientific journal which publishes articles on research relevant to animal health and production including wildlife and fisheries contributing to the human wellbeing, food security, poverty alleviation and . Niger's capital city, Niamey, is located in the southwestern part of the country. TOPOGRAPHY. Niger is four-fifths desert, and most of the northeast is uninhabitable. The southern fifth of the country is savanna, suitable mainly for livestock raising and limited agriculture.


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Department of. Challenges of pastoral cattle production in a sub-humid zone of Nigeria. Suleiman A(1), Jackson EL, Rushton J. Author information: (1)Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics and Public Health Group, The Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Campus, AL9 7TA, London, UK, [email protected] by: 5.

Incereal production fell by 20 percent compared to the previous year due to drought, resulting in a tonne cereal deficit. With insufficient food production, many farming families have resorted to consuming their seed stocks of cereals and beans, leaving them with fewer seeds to plant during the next season.

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Situation and outlook of the agricultural sector. Most of Senegal lies within the drought-prone Sahel region, with irregular rainfall and generally poor soils. With only about 5% of the land irrigated, Senegal continues to rely on rain-fed agriculture, which occupies about 75% of its sector is inhibited due to low output and limited investments.

A stochastic frontier production function incorporating a model for technical inefficiency effects (Battese and Coelli, ) is applied to field data on paddy farmers from 29 villages in the ‘Office du Niger’ in Mali.

Four ‘conventional factors’ (land, labor, fertilizer and machinery) are considered as inputs of by:   Shiferaw, T.J., Moses, K., Manyahilishal, K.E., Participatory appraisal of foot and mouth disease in the Afar pastoral area, northeast Ethiopia: implications for understanding disease ecology and control strategy, Tropical animal health and production, 42, – PubMed CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 5.

A-Z animal listings of animals found in Niger, in Africa. A-Z animal listings organised by location (continent/country/ocean). A-Z Animals, an online animal encyclopedia where you can learn about all your favourite animals, and even some you may have never heard of.

Department of Animal Science and Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. Accepted Decem The objective of the study was to determine the current feed resources characterization and constraints faced by pastoral cattle producers in the guinea savannah zone of North-Eastern : I H Kubkomawa, U E Ogundu, I C Okoli, A B I Udedibie.

Although pastoral Sahel goats are found in the northern semi-arid zone, most goats are kept in villages. The most common production system is that of seasonal confinement. Northern goats were found to be markedly more productive than West African Dwarf goats, with lower ages at first kidding and shorter kidding intervals, although they produced.

The one-humped camel, Camelus dromedarius, is an important pack and ride, dairy and meat animal in semi-arid northeastern Nigeria. This study was carried out to document reproductive information for scientists and farmers on camel rearing for improved productivity.

A structured open-ended questionnaire on herd growth parameters and constraints of camel Cited by: 2. Developing a livestock traceability system for domestic and export Developing a livestock traceability system for domestic and export markets in pastoral Enhancement of the technical and coordination capacity of the member states and IGAD The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) led a research study on livestock.

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Recent serological evidence and clinical observations have indicated that small-ruminant plague (peste des petits ruminants, PPR) may be a major constraint to small-ruminant production in the pastoral zone of central Niger.

Inthe Government of Niger made a decision to vaccinate the national small-ruminant herd against PPR. In order to determine the potential effectiveness of Cited by: Animal husbandry is the branch of agriculture concerned with animals that are raised for meat, fibre, milk, eggs, or other includes day-to-day care, selective breeding and the raising of livestock.

Husbandry has a long history, starting with the Neolithic revolution when animals were first domesticated, from aro BC onwards, antedating farming of the first crops. Animal Production Research Unit, Gaborone, Botswana for FAO/PNUD.

He is now Technical Coordinator for the Isiolo Livestock Project for ODA, in Isiolo, Kenya. Ellen Taylor-Powell worked with the Texas Agricultural Extension Service at Texas A & M University until January She is now Social Science Advisor for USAID in Niamey, Niger.

The university offers degree programs in agronomy, animal production, crop production, and soil science. The University previously had three University Institutes of Technology located in Maradi, Tahoua, and Zinder out of which the institute in Tohua offered programs in agro-business (agriculture, husbandry and forestry).

TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY OF FAMILY POULTRY PRODUCTION IN NIGER-DELTA, NIGERIA J. Cent. Eur. Agric. ()Where: U i is as defi ned before Z 1 = Age of the farmers in years (years). Z 2 = Family size (number) Z 3 = Gender (dummy, 1 for male and 0, otherwise) Z 4 = Index of innovation adoption (ratio of number ofCited by: livestock resources ever undertaken.

Early drafts of the report have been extensively reviewed and necessary revisions made. The final report is widely regarded as a major contribution to knowledge and understanding of livestock resources and production systems in Nigeria, and thus provides a soundFile Size: 45KB.Buy Guide to Livestock Production in Nigeria on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders.