Research on dairy cattle breeds in Senegal shows that combining best livestock genetics with improved animal management practices can result in significantly increased household benefits.
This is a poster about a study in Senegal to identify household level characteristics that could have influenced the uptake of artificial insemination (AI) and use of cross-bred or exotic cattle breeds in the last 5 years.
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.
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
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).
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 …
Watch a video showing the main activities of the Senegal Dairy Genetics project. The project seeks to improve food and nutrition security in Senegal through better utilization of dairy cattle breed-types in Senegal