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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Scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) are among experts discussing livestock genetics at the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production in Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 17-22, 2014. Fidalis Denis Mujibi, discusses the Use of high density SNP genotypes to determine the breed composition of cross bred dairy cattle in smallholder … Continue reading

Sustainable Livestock Digest, Aug/2014

This article provides a short history of the 'live' vaccine (officially known as the infection-and-immunization method of immunization) protecting Africa's cattle against the lethal cattle disease East Coast fever and names the major funding agencies critical to its development over the last four decades and its deployment in more recent years. Continue reading →

Saving livestock with vaccines, Aug/2014

ICARDA recently invited livestock breeders, livestock nutritionists and socio-economists from partner research centers in Ethiopia to a consultative workshop to discuss the possibilities of modifying existing feeding strategies in sheep flocks in the context of the ongoing Community-Based Sheep Breeding Program in Ethiopia. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Aug/2014

In recent years the Program in Tanzania - focused on dairy development - is linking up with different local and national stakeholders. One of the most promising partnerships has been with the Tanga Dairy Platform. To learn from the platform's experiences, we recently produced three photo films telling stories from platform stakeholders. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Aug/2014

An article published this month (5 Aug 2014) in The Guardian's farming and food security hub describes how the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project has successfully worked with volunteer farmer trainers to improve milk production in East Africa. Continue reading →

ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Aug/2014

On 13 and 14 June, partners in the Ethiopia sheep and goats value chain development projects met to develop a strategy and implementation plan for the coming years. Barbara Rischkowsky, ICARDA value chain leader gave an update of progress so far in the value chain development program. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Aug/2014

'Ng’ombe planner' is designed to record milk production, fertility, calving, curative measures undertaken and general preventive treatment such as dipping or spraying. The tool will provide feedback to the farmer where necessary. Continue reading

ILRI BioSciences, Aug/2014

Most of the vegetables in Ethiopia are transported and stored at room temperature resulting in high post-harvest losses and poor prices for traders. The use of mobile phones is, however, easing vegetable marketing problems in the country. Continue reading

LIVES, Aug/2014

In this interview, Per Hillbur introduces himself and his work with Africa RISING. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in the project. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Aug/2014

On 25 and 26 June, partners in the Tanzania dairy value chain development projects met to develop a strategy and implementation plan for the coming years. Amos Omore, ILRI value chain leader gave an update of progress so far in the value chain development program: Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Aug/2014

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