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1 Aug
In Niger's Damagaram region, women have a long tradition of raising cows and sheep. Despite the rising costs of keeping the livestock, these women are driven by their passion for their animals.
10 Jan
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10 Nov 2020
Each year, a billion poultry birds and tens of millions of other farm animals are transported within and outside of the EU to be bred from, fattened or slaughtered. Regulations on how that transportation happens do exist, but scores of breaches of those regulations have been documented in official audits carried out by the European Commission in recent years.
7 Nov 2019
SwiftVEE (Livestock) is an agri-platform addressing water scarcity, food security and market efficiency for the livestock sector. GuardianTV spoke with Russel Luck, SwiftVEE's CEO about how the business runs.
5 Oct 2019
With the decline of livestock herding due to drought and shrinking communal lands, the Maasai community in Kenya is slowly embracing commercial bee farming.
2 Jun 2019
For generations, Kenya's herders would study the sky over the country's arid north for any sign of rain -- some wind here, a wisp of cloud there -- to guide their parched livestock to water. But such divination has been rendered hopeless by intensifying droughts. Now technology helps herders stay ahead of harsh weather conditions and plan better routes for their livestock.

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