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Men leading research at the Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub pay tribute to women who influenced their career A lot has been said about the under-representation of women in the field of science and technology; something has been said about women who have made significant contributions to science; but not [...]

Beca-ILRI Hub, Mar/2015

The Oromia Agricultural Research Institute (OARI) inaugurated its new headquarters on 8 February 2015. The building houses a food science laboratory, conference centre, library, training rooms and several offices. High-level government officials including Muktar Kedir, the Oromia regional president, state ministers and directors of federal and regional research institutes attended the event. About 500 guests including researchers, development practitioners, NGOs staff, farmers and extension professionals attended the inauguration ceremony.
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LIVES, Mar/2015

On 5 February 2015, the Humidtropics Ethiopia Action Site R4D Platform was launched at the ILRI campus in Addis Ababa. The platform is designed to oversee, and link with, the local level innovation platforms at field sites for co-learning and guiding Humidtropics integrated research-for-development activities in the country. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Mar/2015

A newly published paper discusses the variability of local understanding of ownership based on seven areas related to livestock farming. This variability has significant implications on intra-household roles, decision-making and ultimately food security. Continue reading →

ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Mar/2015

The LIVES project is testing different training approaches and methods such as couples training, mixed-participant training, coaching and mentoring, direct training and training of trainers (ToT). This blog story shares preliminary observations on potential advantages and disadvantages of a mixed-participant training approach used in LIVES. Continue reading

LIVES, Mar/2015

Tomato staking is one of the practices that, if improved, could help smallholder farmers in Jimma zone improve the crop's production. In November 2014, the LIVES project organized a tailor-made study tour and training for farmers that included visits to the Holeta Agricultural Research Centre and to five farmers involved in high-value vegetable crops farming around Meki and Holeta. Continue reading

LIVES, Feb/2015

In Africa RISING, innovation platforms are one of the mechanisms of ensuring research is put into use and actually contributes to solving real problems that are based on a real demand. Here is an overview of the theory, practice and perspectives around innovation platforms in the program. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Feb/2015

A team of LIVES project staff, livestock development, health and administration officials from Dedo, Kersa and Seka Chekorsa districts and Jimma zone administrators designed and implemented a hormone assisted oestrous synchronization and mass artificial insemination (OSMAI) project from October – November 2014 in the three districts. Continue reading

LIVES, Feb/2015

Facilitators play key roles in making sure the IPs function well. This manual is prepared for innovation platform facilitators in Africa RISING Ethiopia sites to help them get the basics of facilitating innovation platforms. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Feb/2015

Update on ILRI Ethiopia staff appointments January–February 2015. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Feb/2015