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As part of the Competitive Smallholder Livestock in Botswana project, Sirak Bahta from ILRI and Patrick Malope from the Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) conducted a study to measure competitiveness in smallholder livestock systems and emerging policy in Botswana.
On 4-6 March 2015, over 100 scientists, development agents, government institutions staff and private operators from Africa and other parts of the world converged in Gaborone, Botswana to discuss policies for competitive livestock production.
This poster presents information on a study to measure competitiveness in Botswana’s beef value chain and identify the factors affecting it, so as to advocate change in Botswana’s smallholder livestock systems.
This poster gives details of a study that is exploring the existing value chains in which livestock products are produced and traded in Botswana.
The Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) in collaboration with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) will hold a conference on 4-6 March 2015 in Gaborone, Botswana with the theme Policies for competitive smallholder livestock production. The conference aims to provide an opportunity for African and international scientists and the …
In December 2012, a snapshot survey was conducted in two villages (Taupye and Thabala) and one semi-urban area (Serowe) in Botswana’s Central District. The aim of the survey was to characterize, using rapid appraisal techniques, the knowledge, practices, structure and performance of value chain actors. The survey included focus group discussions and individual interviews with …
We are partnering with Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, Botswana Ministry of Agriculture and International Livestock Research Institute.
Competitive Smallholder Livestock in Botswana project aims to better define smallholder livestock production systems and to identify the factors affecting the productivity of smallholder livestock producers and assess their competitiveness.
In mid-March 2013, Saskia Hendrickx travelled to Botswana to conduct field mentoring of the veterinarians and extension staff who were trained in participatory epidemiology in November 2012. Over a two week period and together with colleagues from the Botswana Ministry of Agriculture, she travelled to Central and Chobe districts to visit a total of five …