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The US Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Adapting Livestock Systems to Climate Change to Colorado State University in 2010. The CSU Livestock Innovation Lab supports integrated research that helps small-scale livestock holders adapt to environmental and health impacts of climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

In 2013, USAID mandated a name changefor all CRSPs. Read more about our name change here.

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East African Scholar Margaret Syomiti Featured in AWARD Article

Margaret providing training to farmers on good livestock feeding practices in Baringo County - Kenya (Photo Credit: Margaret Syomiti)

Margaret providing training to farmers on good livestock feeding practices in Baringo County – Kenya (Photo Credit: Margaret Syomiti)

An animal welfare activist, researcher, and innovator, East African Scholar Margaret Syomiti is receiving support and recognition from more than just USAID. Margaret was recently featured in an article as a research fellow by AWARD—an organization supporting women in agricultural research and development in sub-Saharan Africa. Though the majority of women who produce, process and market Africa’s food are women, only one in four agricultural researchers are female. AWARD works to fill this gap by funding competitive and successful women scientists from 11 eligible countries in sub-Saharan Africa to pursue their research. Continue reading

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