This poster, presented at the ongoing (26-30 June, 2016) 1st World Congress on Innovations for Livestock Development in Kenya, explains integrated manure management and why it is important in multifunctional livestock systems.
Agriculture, including livestock as well as crop production, makes up about a third (30%) of the global greenhouse gases (GHG) that are generated by human activity and warming our planet. About half of these agricultural emissions are caused by deforestation and soil carbon losses; the rest is largely generated by livestock (and some artificial fertilizer …
Mazingira Centre hosts students with various levels of education to create awareness and learning on the process of greenhouse gas measurements and what this entails. Read more here
The Mazingira Centre works to establish accurate and verifiable greenhouse gas emission levels generated by crop and livestock production practices and land-use changes in Africa Find out more about our research here
The Mazingira Centre consists of a laboratory equipped with gas chromatography and laser spectroscopy instruments Read more here