Animal Feeding / Crop-Livestock / East Africa / Ethiopia / Feeds / Fodder / Forages / ILRI / Intensification / Livestock

Desho and Napier grasses help Ethiopian smallholders produce year-round forage

The seventh edition of the Forages for the Future newsletter published in June 2018 recognized the contributions of Africa RISING program in promoting Desho grass as a source of good-quality forage for cut-and-carry systems in Ethiopia. An article in the newsletter notes that the two grasses have become particularly popular as a means of biological control in stabilizing soil bunds and control runoffs and soil erosion.

Read the full article in the Forages for the Future newsletter

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