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Intensification of smallholder livestock production through utilization of crop residues for livestock feed in Tanzania

With expansion of arable land and resultant decline in grazing resources, crop residues are becoming an increasingly important component of livestock feeds and a key livelihood resource in mixed crop-livestock production systems.

This poster, produced for the Tropentag 2016 conference, explains findings from studies which characterized the use of crop residues for livestock feed as an option for enhancing intensification in smallholder farms in Babati District in Tanzania.

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