East Africa

ILRI is operating in East Africa with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, and a second principal campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
 
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Solomon Abegaz of the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) and co-principal investigator of the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program in Ethiopia, fills us in on the progress of ACGG activities in Ethiopia. Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Jun/2016
This study used a nationwide dataset of 5000 households from four regions in Ethiopia to identify important determinants of market orientation, market participation and market outlet choices. Continue reading →
LIVES, Jun/2016
The ACGG project is concerned with the development of indigenous chickens and this post explains the position of the project on this matter, following a conversation that started with a BBC article mentioning the Bill & Melinda Gates' involvement in poultry production. Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Jun/2016
Greenhouse gases emitted by Kenyan cattle excreta are found to be much lower than estimates derived from models in industrialized countries. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Jun/2016
A new study carried out by scientists at the ILRI’s mazingira centre measured GHG emissions from livestock waste in Kenya. A recently published paper reveals that GHG emission factors recorded from the African livestock waste are at least ten times lower than calculations based on the simplest level of IPCC methods and data, Tier 1. Continue reading →
Livestock system and environment , Jun/2016
Solomon Abegaz, co-principal investigator (PI) in the Ethiopia country team, working with the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR), introduces himself and his work with the program. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in Africa Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG). Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Jun/2016
Sourcing fodder poses a big headache to many dairy farmers. Brachiaria, a grass repatriated to Africa from Brazil, is good for grazing, can be baled as hay, and increases milk production. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Jun/2016
This study focuses on the impact of motor pump-based smallholder irrigation in input use and production as compared to rainfed production systems and investigates the financial viability of such investments. Continue reading →
LIVES, Jun/2016
Developed by the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI), the International Potato Center (CIP) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), this manual aims to build the knowledge and skills of health and agriculture workers in nutrition-sensitive agriculture so that they can promote health and agricultural and other related practices that maximize nutritional benefits. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, Jun/2016
Vincent Ngari and Richard Githaiga of the Departments of Livestock and Agriculture, while making presentations during the Technical Workshop on Agriculture Index Insurance at the College of Insurance, Nairobi, on Friday, advised farmers to take up the new Kenya Livestock Insurance Programme (KLIP). Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Jun/2016

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AVCD Senior Nutrition Specialist
Abdisemet Bulle Osman
AVCD Field Coordinator, Wajir
Abenet Yabowork
Knowledge Curation Manager
Anne Gesare
Research Analyst
Anthony Wamai
A.Wamai@cgiar.org
Barack Wamkaya Wanjawa
Engineering Maintenance Coordinator
Beatrice Orenja Anyona
People and Organizational Development Assistant-Resourcing and Workforce Planning
Ben Lukuyu
Animal Nutrition
Benjamin Ashuma
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Berhanu Kebede
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People working on East Africa

AVCD Senior Nutrition Specialist
Abdisemet Bulle Osman
AVCD Field Coordinator, Wajir
Abenet Yabowork
Knowledge Curation Manager
Anne Gesare
Research Analyst
Anthony Wamai
A.Wamai@cgiar.org
Barack Wamkaya Wanjawa
Engineering Maintenance Coordinator
Beatrice Orenja Anyona
People and Organizational Development Assistant-Resourcing and Workforce Planning
Ben Lukuyu
Animal Nutrition

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