Enhancing Goat Production in East Africa

Proceedings of a conference held at Debub University, Awassa, Ethiopia, from November 10 to 12, 2000

A conference held at Debub University, Awassa, Ethiopia, from November 10 to 12, 2000

Sponsored by:

Association Liaison Office for University Cooperation
in Development, Washington, DC USA

United States Agency for International Development

E (Kika) de la Garza Institute for Goat Research,

Langston University, Langston, OK USA

Awassa College of Agriculture, Debub University, Awassa, Ethiopia

Conference Notes

Introduction and Welcoming Address

Opening Address

National Goat Research Strategy in Ethiopia

Goat Production Under Harsh Environmental Conditions: The Physiological Basis and the Challenge

Pastoral System Trends and Small Ruminant Production in the Borana Plateau of Southern Ethiopia

Nutritional Constraints and Future Prospects for Goat Production in East Africa

Broiler Litter in Ruminant Diets - Implications for Use as a Low-Cost Byproduct Feedstuff for Goats

Selection and Breeding Strategies for Increased Productivity of Goats in Ethiopia

Mange: A Disease of Growing Threat for the Production of Small Ruminants in the Amhara National Regional StateMange: A Disease of Growing Threat for the Production of Small Ruminants in the Amhara National Regional State

Livestock Production Constraints in a M2-2 Sub-Agroecological Zone with Special Reference to Goat Production

The Experience of Farm-Africa in a Goat Development Project in Ethiopia

Enhancing Food Security and Income Generating Potential of Families in Southern Ethiopia Through Improved Goat Production and Extension: A Progress Report of an ALO-Funded Projectf

Increasing Food Security Through Improved Goat Production: A Progress Report of a UNCF-Funded International Development Partnership Between Langston University and Alemaya University

Development Potential and Constraints of Hides and Skins Marketing in Ethiopia

Current Problems of the Leather Industry

Research Notes

Growth and Carcass Chararcteristics of Barbari Kids as Influenced by Concentrate Supplementation

Allometric Growth Coefficients and Partitioning of Fat Depots in Indigenous Ethiopian Menz and Horro Sheep Breeds

Smallholder Goat Production and Individual Food Security: The Case of a Women Focused Dairy Goat Development Project in Eastern Hararghe of Ethiopia

Socioeconomic Aspect and Husbandry Practices of Sheep Kept in Awassa

Preliminary Production and Reproduction Performance Evaluation of Mid Rift Valley and Boran Somali Goats

Broiler Litter and Urea-Treated Wheat Straw as Feedstuffs for Alpine Doelings

Hagenia Abyssinica (Kosso) for Internal Parasite Control in Goats

Alternative Approach for Evaluating Small Ruminant Genotypes for Meat Production in Ethiopia

Variations in Quality and Fermentation Properties of Milk from Local Goats

Effect of Partial Suckling on Milk Yield of Somali Does and Growth Rate of Their Offspring

Vaccination Trial on Goats with and Elementary Bodies Preparation of Welgevonden Stock of Cowdria Isolate