Climate Smart Diet Management Options for Livestock in the SADC Region: Climate Smart Agriculture Knowledge Products for Extension Workers

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CCARDESA Content
Author or Institution as Author: 
CCARDESA
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ACCRA

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Date of publication: 
May, 2019
Edition or Version: 
1.00
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CCARDESA
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Description/Abstract: 

Climate change, especially prolonged drought events, reduce the availability of feed and water for livestock. This Decision Tool aims to help field level extension staff make climate smart decisions on which diet management option best suits their farmers’ context. This tool is not designed as a technical guide to implementation. It is designed to assist extension staff in making climate smart decisions on improvements to their farming systems with their farmers as clients. Reference to technical guides relevant to the practices and technologies outlined are included at the end of the tool. The tool focuses on some of the Best Bet Climate Smart Diet Management Options for Livestock production in the southern African development community (SADC) region

Keywords: 
Knowledge Product 14, Climate Smart Diet Management Options, Livestock, SADC region.
Contact name (for further information): 
Dr. Simon Mwale
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Citation: 

 CCARDESA 2019. Knowledge Product 12: Climate Smart Diet Management Options for Livestock in the SADC region. CCARDESA Secretariat, Gaborone, Botswana.pg14

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Botswana
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