01 October 2015 → 31 January 2023
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Agricultural and food sciences
- Agricultural animal husbandry
- Agricultural animal nutrition
- Agricultural animal production not elsewhere classified
milk production sustainability nutrition
The overall objective of the proposed project is to contribute to the development of the potential of smallholder dairy farming in Tigray Region, northern Ethiopia. To do so, research focusses on optimisation of dairy cattle nutrition using local feed resources within a systemic context with climatological, social and economic constraints. Both farmer-participatory and laboratory research is carried out.