ILRI films and video

Innovation platforms for dairy development in India and Tanzania

Innovation platforms for dairy development in India and Tanzania Ravichandran, T.; Maass, Brigitte; Mundy, P.; Duncan, Alan; Ballantyne, Peter This animation describes how ILRI-supported innovation platforms have helped to improve smallholder milk production in Tanzania and India through the MilkiT project.

Working out how to improve livestock feeding: The FEAST feed assessment tool

Working out how to improve livestock feeding: The FEAST feed assessment tool Lukuyu, Ben; Wassena, Fred J; Paul, Birthe; Mundy, P.; Duncan, Alan The ILRI-supported MilkiT project has used the Feed Assessment Tool (FEAST) to address livestock feeding challenges and provide solutions for smallholder livestock farmers in India and Tanzania.

Smallholder dairying: Better marketing or better feeding—Which comes first?

Smallholder dairying: Better marketing or better feeding—Which comes first? Teufel, N; Mundy, P.; Duncan, A.J. This animation describes how the ILRI-supported MilkiT project set up innovation platforms to understand the needs of smallholder farmers' in India and Tanzania to help them better feed their animals and sell more milk.

LiveGene conversations on livestock genetics for development: Mizeck Chagunda

LiveGene conversations on livestock genetics for development: Mizeck Chagunda Chagunda, M. A 'LiveGene' conversation on livestock genetics for development with Gabrielle Persley.talking to Mizeck Chagunda (Scotland's Rural College) about his involvement in the African Dairy Genetic Gains project and the Centre for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Health. Recorded in December 2015.

Innovation platforms for better breeds for better dairying

Innovation platforms for better breeds for better dairying International Livestock Research Institute A film on how ILRI's Dairy Genetics East Africa project uses innovation platforms to improve knowledge sharing between dairy sector players to improve dairy cow breeds.

Better breeds for better dairying in East Africa

Better breeds for better dairying in East Africa International Livestock Research Institute This film shares information on efforts by ILRI and partners to improve dairy cow breeds in East Africa as part of the Dairy Genetics East Africa project.

Appolinaire Djikeng: Lessons from the ugly pig

Appolinaire Djikeng: Lessons from the ugly pig Djikeng, A. Geneticist Appolinaire Djikeng discusses the role that livestock diversity can play in helping small scale African farmers overcome risk and vulnerability.

Unlocking Africa’s agricultural potential for livestock transformation at scale

Unlocking Africa’s agricultural potential for livestock transformation at scale Shapiro, B.I. Sustainable intensification of agricultural systems offers greater food security, incomes, trade, and smallholder competitiveness. Barry Shapiro, senior livestock development advisor, at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) talks about a policy brief prepared by ILRI and African Union-Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) for a three-day (21-23 October 2015) high-level meeting on ‘feeding Africa’ starting today in Dakar, Senegal.

Index-Based Livestock Insurance case study: Highlights

Index-Based Livestock Insurance case study: Highlights Dror, I. Iddo Dror, head of capacity development at ILRI and visiting professor at the University of Geneva, Switzerland shares key highlights of the Index-Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) Case Study and its application, with clippings from a session taught at the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Livestock sector development—Jimmy Smith interview at IFAH-Europe 2015 Conference

Livestock sector development—Jimmy Smith interview at IFAH-Europe 2015 Conference Smith, J.W. Jimmy Smith, director general of ILRI, speaks about opportunities for livestock sector development on the sidelines of the 2015 International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH)-Europe conference in Brussels, June 2015. Produced by Nik Wood Communications.

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