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Senegal Dairy Genetics:
Building capacity of young
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Senegal dairy genetics: Building capacity of young scientists and stakeholders in dairy

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Poster prepared by Karen Marshall, Stanly Tebug, Jarmo Juga, Miika Tapio and Ayao Missohou for the Workshop on Food and Nutrition Security in Africa, Helsinki, Finland, 16 June 2014.

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Senegal dairy genetics: Building capacity of young scientists and stakeholders in dairy

  1. 1. www.mtt.fi/foodafrica Senegal Dairy Genetics: Building capacity of young scientists and stakeholders in dairy The Senegal Dairy Genetics project is building the capacity of young scientists from within and outside Africa, as well as stakeholders in Senegal dairy including men and women dairy farmers, input service providers, extension agents, educators and policy makers. This capacity building will ensure the project’s impact will continues well beyond the project’s life. This poster is part of the FoodAfrica Programme, financed as a research collaboration between the MFA of Finland, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, IFPRI, ILRI, ICRAF, Bioversity International, University of Helsinki and HAMK University of Applied Sciences Karen Marshall, Stanly Tebug, Jarmo Juga, Miika Tapio and Ayao Missohou Local veterinians and animal scientists have been trained on field data collection, processing and interpretation More than 500 men and women dairy farmers have been trained on record keeping in dairy, domestic biogas production and animal feed preservation Post-graduate students from six countries – Senegal, Cameroon, Benin, Nigeria, Kenya and Finland – have also received training

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