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Acronym: 
AFRNET
Network

Location

Harare
Zimbabwe
ZW

Mar 1991, Gaborone (Botswana), by merger of: African Research Network for Agricultural Byproducts (ARNAB)Pasture Network for Eastern and Southern Africa (PANESA)West and Central African Animal Feed Research (WECAFNET). The merger was encouraged by International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA) and International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in order to rationalize research programmes on all aspects of animal feeding, thus avoiding overlaps, duplication and minimizing coordination costs. Statutes adopted by 2nd General Assembly, 9 Dec 1993, Harare (Zimbabwe). No activities reported since 2008.

Aims

Unite efforts of scientists working on all aspects of animal feeding research in enhancing animal feeding technologies generation for increasing animal production in sub-Saharan Africa; strengthen national research programmes so as to develop solutions to constraints of inadequate livestock feed supplies and poor quality feeds.

 

Source: UIA Open Yearbook

African Feed Research Network Resources

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Reports & Research
September 2008
Brazil

El hambre y la pobreza absoluta continúan teniendo una mayor presencia en aquellos cityes en donde se generan productos agropecuarios: en las zonas rurales. Por ende, una campaña efectiva de erradicación de la pobreza debe estar enmarcada, entre otros factores, dentro de un proceso integrado de desarrollo rural. En las regiones rurales es posible garantizar la alimentación de forma sostenible, si existe una conjunción de los factores de desarrollo macroeconómicos, sociales y agrícolas.

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