Sustainable Animal Productivity

The CGIAR Initiative on Sustainable Animal Productivity also known as Sustainable Animal Productivity for Livelihoods, Nutrition, and Gender Inclusion, or SAPLING  aims to assess trade-offs and demonstrate how improvements in livestock productivity can offer a triple win: generating improved livelihoods and nutritional outcomes; contributing to women’s empowerment; and reducing impacts on climate and the environment. 


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Where We Work

  • Ethiopia
  • Kenya
  • Mali
  • Nepal
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Vietnam



The Sustainable Animal Productivity Initiative has a wide array of demand, innovation, and scaling partners. Partners, stakeholders and scientists co-design the activities at country and work package levels through a series of consultations, some before the submission of the proposal to articulate the demand. Learn more about our partners.

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