This paper presents some strategies for feed improvement to support intensification of ruminant production in the Ethiopian highlands. It looks into feed availability, and outlines feed intensification strategies. Opportunities for feed improvement and management, feed improvement in intensified systems, and management of marginal lands are discussed.
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Ethiopian Society of Animal Production (ESAP) is an Ethiopian Resident Society of professionals of animal production and related fields. ESAP is a multifaceted platform and knowledge hub of animal scientists, policy makers, researchers and academia, farmers, pastoralists, and private sector working in the sphere of animal agriculture for overarching goal-sustainable and resilient animal agriculture in Ethiopia.
CGIAR is the only worldwide partnership addressing agricultural research for development, whose work contributes to the global effort to tackle poverty, hunger and major nutrition imbalances, and environmental degradation.