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Important aspects and limitations in considering community-based breeding programs for low-input smallholder livestock sys...
Partners  <ul><li>Barbara Rischkowsky (ICARDA) </li></ul><ul><li>Markos Tibbo (ICARDA) </li></ul><ul><li>Okeyo Mwai (ILRI)...
Introduction  <ul><li>Community-based breeding programs are promoted as a sustainable alternative  </li></ul><ul><li>Initi...
Case study: Llamas in Bolivia <ul><li>Llamas kept for: </li></ul><ul><li>Meat </li></ul><ul><li>Transport </li></ul><ul><l...
Case study: Goats in Mexico Durango <ul><li>Goats kept for: </li></ul><ul><li>Milk </li></ul><ul><li>Kids are sold at age ...
Case study: Sheep in Ethiopia 1 4 2 3 Breed Production  system Major use Afar Pastoral / Agro-pastoral Milk & Meat Bonga M...
Main issues I <ul><li>Site selection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Breeding is not always the right intervention </li></ul></ul><u...
Main issues II  <ul><li>Communication process + role of scientists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientists are facilitators and m...
Main issues III <ul><li>Institutionalizing of cooperation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategies to mitigate flow of staff membe...
Outlook <ul><li>Up-scaling to larger number of farmers still unclear </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability of community-based b...
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Important aspects and limitations in considering community-based breeding programs for low-input smallholder livestock systems

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Presented by M. Wurzinger, A. Haile, J. Sölkner, L. Iñiguez at the 5th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture and the 18th Annual Meeting of the Ethiopian Society of Animal Production (ESAP), Addis Ababa, October 25-28, 2010

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  1. 1. Important aspects and limitations in considering community-based breeding programs for low-input smallholder livestock systems Presented by M. Wurzinger 1 , A. Haile 2 , J. Sölkner 1 , L. I ñiguez 3 for the 5th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture and the 18th Annual Meeting of the Ethiopian Society of Animal Production (ESAP), Addis Ababa, October 25-28, 2010 1 BOKU-University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria 2 ILRI-International Livestock Research Institute 3 ICARDA-International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas
  2. 2. Partners <ul><li>Barbara Rischkowsky (ICARDA) </li></ul><ul><li>Markos Tibbo (ICARDA) </li></ul><ul><li>Okeyo Mwai (ILRI) </li></ul><ul><li>Gemeda Duguma (ILRI/BOKU) </li></ul><ul><li>Tadele Mirkena (ILRI/BOKU) </li></ul><ul><li>Francisco Pastor (INIFAP, Mexico) </li></ul><ul><li>Homero Salinas (INIFAP, Mexico) </li></ul><ul><li>Luis Escare ño (BOKU) </li></ul><ul><li>Anne Valle Zarate (University of Hohenheim, Germany) </li></ul><ul><li>Angelika Stemmer (Universidad Mayor de San Simón, Bolivia) </li></ul><ul><li>Staff members of NARS </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers </li></ul><ul><li>…… </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Community-based breeding programs are promoted as a sustainable alternative </li></ul><ul><li>Initiatives have started on small scale, limited number of farmers is involved. </li></ul><ul><li>Which lessons have we learned? </li></ul><ul><li>What is needed to make community-based breeding programs successful? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Case study: Llamas in Bolivia <ul><li>Llamas kept for: </li></ul><ul><li>Meat </li></ul><ul><li>Transport </li></ul><ul><li>Fibre </li></ul><ul><li>Manure </li></ul>
  5. 5. Case study: Goats in Mexico Durango <ul><li>Goats kept for: </li></ul><ul><li>Milk </li></ul><ul><li>Kids are sold at age of 45 days </li></ul>
  6. 6. Case study: Sheep in Ethiopia 1 4 2 3 Breed Production system Major use Afar Pastoral / Agro-pastoral Milk & Meat Bonga Mixed crop-livestock Meat Horro Mixed crop-livestock Meat Menz Sheep-barley Meat & Wool
  7. 7. Main issues I <ul><li>Site selection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Breeding is not always the right intervention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Livestock might be not important for farmers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term technical and intellectual back-up must be provided locally </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recording schemes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple, cost-effective and time-saving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information has to be with farmers on time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Include recording in daily routine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tool for management decision </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Main issues II <ul><li>Communication process + role of scientists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientists are facilitators and moderator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build trust </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allocate enough time for discussions and feedback loops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Language barriers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commitment and attitude of persons (Open-minded persons) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear roles and rules have to be defined </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-disciplinary team (social scientists!!) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Main issues III <ul><li>Institutionalizing of cooperation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategies to mitigate flow of staff members </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enabling environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal frameworks have to be in place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linkage to other projects/initiatives in the region </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Outlook <ul><li>Up-scaling to larger number of farmers still unclear </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability of community-based breeding programs still has to be proven </li></ul>
  11. 11. Thank you for your attention!
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