Animal Breeding / Dairying / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Senegal / West Africa

Lotta Lassilla discusses her MSc project in an interview at MTT, Finland.

Lotta Lassila is working on her Masters’ thesis within the Senegal Dairy Genetics Project. Lotta focuses on predicting milk yield from Test-Day milk records collected from indigenous, exotic and crossbred dairy Cattle in Senegal. Continue reading

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Animal Breeding / Cattle / Dairying / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Senegal / West Africa

Patrick Ngono Ema discusses his PhD project in an interview at MTT, Finland.

Cameroonian Patrick Ngono, 35, is working as a PhD student in the FoodAfrica WP2 researching cattle breed productivity in Senegal. His objective is to identify the most suitable cattle breeds for Senegalese smallholders. Read an interview about his work Continue reading

Animal Breeding / Cattle / Dairying / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Senegal / West Africa

Projet Sénégal Génétique Laitière – vidéo des actualités

Regardez une vidéo décrivant les activités principales du projet Sénégal Génétique Laitière. Le projet vise à améliorer la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Sénégal par une meilleure utilisation des races bovines laitières (pures et croisées). Continue reading

Animal Breeding / Dairying / EISMV / Gender / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Senegal / West Africa

Position Announcement (Database Manager)–closed

Position Announcement : Database Manager – Senegal Dairy Genetics The Interstate School of sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Dakar (EISMV) aims at contributing to economic growth, poverty reduction and food security of its member and non-member states through Research and Development activities, and expertise in the areas of animal production and animal health. http://www.eismv.org A … Continue reading

Animal Breeding / Dairying / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Senegal / West Africa

Senegal Dairy Genetics Fellowship – Call for applications: MSc student in Animal Production at the Inter-State School of Veterinary Science and Medicine, Dakar (CLOSED !!)

Job Title: MSc student in Animal Production or Animal Science Application deadline: July 26, 2013 Duration of contract: 5 months Location: Departements of Thies ,Tivaouvane et Mbacke I– Background In peri-urban dairy production systems in Senegal,  native Zebu cattle breeds (e.g. Gobra and zebu Maure) are bred with dairy cattle breeds recently introduced from Europe … Continue reading

Animal Breeding / Dairying / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Senegal / West Africa

Appel à manifestation pour une bourse en master productions animales à l’Ecole Inter-Etats des Sciences et Médecine Vétérinaires de Dakar (Fermeture le 26 Juillet 2013)

Intitulé du poste: Etudiant (e) en Master Date limite de dépôt des candidatures : Le 26 juillet 2013 Durée de contrat: 05 mois Lieu: Département de Thiès, Tivaouane et Mbacké I- Contexte Dans certains systèmes de production laitière au Sénégal, comme dans les zones périurbaines de Dakar, les races de bovins Zébu indigènes de l’Afrique de l’Ouest … Continue reading