Uganda’s ‘cattle corridor’, which makes up the northern third of the country, is among the most degraded areas in the upper Nile basin, following years of overgrazing and charcoal production. Repeated attempts have been made to reseed and restore the bare land without success, as grass seedlings are quickly eaten [...]
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Over 50 LBDC project team members and stakeholders gathered for a week of reflection in Bulawayo Zimbabwe at the half way point of the LBDC. The group included researchers, senior government officials, development partners and young professionals, whom together took stock of progress to date, emerging findings and mapped the [...]
Background: Mixed crop-livestock farming is the predominant system of production in the Limpopo Basin, but livestock production constitutes the main income source in these systems. It offers the most established form of market engagement by small holders and is the more resilient production system under highly variable rainfall. However, crop [...]