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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An in-house review of activities showed that LIVES targets in terms of number of household and kebele coverage has been achieved and even exceeded in some areas. Continue reading

LIVES, Feb/2016

With colleagues from the Jenner and Pirbright institutes in the UK, Nairobi's Strathmore University and institutions in Saudi Arabia and Spain, scientists and technicians in a vaccine biosciences program of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi, Kenya, have recently published a paper in Nature announcing a breakthrough in development of a 'One Health' vaccine that could protect both people and livestock from Rift Valley fever. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Feb/2016

LIVES, in collaboration with the national research system is testing modern reproductive technologies to improve dairy cattle genetics in Ethiopia. Continue reading

LIVES, Feb/2016

Higher incomes for farmers, a new tomato variety for consumers Continue reading

Africa RISING, Feb/2016

Prepared for the ILRI-BecA Hub 15 year event on 3 February 2016, this poster explains ways research in the Hub aims to increase availability of quality forage in the program areas of Kenya and Rwanda through the development and promotion of drought and low fertility adapted Brachiaria grass varieties. Continue reading

Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, Feb/2016

Through the Africa RISING project, farmers in nine villages located in Manyara and Dodoma regions of Tanzania have been introduced to Amaranth and African nightshade farming. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Feb/2016

In November 2015, MoreMilkiT led a business opportunity seminar in Morogoro for 25 milk traders including six women to help them strengthen their dairy businesses which are linked to producers in and outside the project. Here some of their stories. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Feb/2016

Mindy Spyker has joined the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) as a US Borlaug Fellow in Global Food Security for the next five months under the Livelihoods, gender and impact (LGI) program. Spyker is a masters student at the University of South Florida in the field of public health. Her research interests are nutrition, mothers … Continue reading →

ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Jan/2016

New postharvest technologies put a smile on the faces of Tanzania’s smallholder farmers Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jan/2016

The LIVES project and partners recently carried out a training on market-oriented extension services for agricultural extension agents in Oromia. Continue reading

LIVES, Jan/2016

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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
Finance Manager
Berhanu Kebede
Housing / Front Office Asssitant
Bernhard Hack
Research Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing Specialist
Bethelhem Alemu
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People working on East Africa

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
Finance Manager
Berhanu Kebede
Housing / Front Office Asssitant

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