Southern Africa

ILRI opened an office in Maputo, Mozambique, in May of 2006. Zimbabwean animal scientist Siboniso Moyo serves as ILRI’s Regional Representative by facilitating ILRI’s involvement in the region by identifying opportunities and developing partnerships with the intention of coordinating activities to not only improve conditions, but educate as well. Read more...
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ILRI scientists and partners in Tanzania speak out in today's Tanzania Daily Times explaining that annual per capita milk consumption [in Tanzania] has increased by about 39 per cent from 28 litres to 39 litres. The article reports on the work of the "More Milk in Tanzania" project, that contributes to the program's dairy value chain development in the country. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Aug/2014

In this interview, Festo Salehe Ngulu 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

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

In this interview, Robert Richardson 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

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

As much as farmers call me a breeder, they are breeders as well, ” said Wills Munthali, from ICRISAT Malawi, during a farmer’s field day in Njoro, in Kiteto district. “Under Africa RISING we are working hand in hand with farmers in the selection of improved varieties. They are breeders as well. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jul/2014

Meet Africa RISING model farmer Andre Mayi from Babati District in Tanzania. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jul/2014

Inorganic fertilizers have a bad name in Babati (Tanzania) and are accused of ruining soils. Dispelling this myth and urging farmers to use them to boost their production was one of the key messages at a Farmers’ Field Day held in Babati District, 21 - 22 May 2014. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jul/2014

On 8 May 2014 the Livestock and Fish CGIAR Research Program supported the Global Knowledge Initiative's (GKI) dairy value chain collaboration colloquium in Kampala. It sponsored three Tanzania dairy value chain partners who participated as challengers in the event. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Jul/2014

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Sirak Bahta
Agricultural Economist
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Siboniso Moyo

People working on Southern Africa

Sirak Bahta
Agricultural Economist