Kenya

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on Kenya. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to Kenya. See ILRI research on other countries

Greenhouse gases emitted by Kenyan cattle excreta are found to be much lower than estimates derived from models in industrialized countries. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Jun/2016
A new study carried out by scientists at the ILRI’s mazingira centre measured GHG emissions from livestock waste in Kenya. A recently published paper reveals that GHG emission factors recorded from the African livestock waste are at least ten times lower than calculations based on the simplest level of IPCC methods and data, Tier 1. Continue reading →
Livestock system and environment , Jun/2016
At ILRI we intentionally further our culture of innovation. Currently we are transforming the info centre on the Nairobi campus into a multi-use co-working space. Our goal is to create a flexible collaboration hub for researchers, PhD students, fellows, staff from the regions and partners alike. Continue reading →
Maarifa, Jun/2016
Sourcing fodder poses a big headache to many dairy farmers. Brachiaria, a grass repatriated to Africa from Brazil, is good for grazing, can be baled as hay, and increases milk production. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Jun/2016
Vincent Ngari and Richard Githaiga of the Departments of Livestock and Agriculture, while making presentations during the Technical Workshop on Agriculture Index Insurance at the College of Insurance, Nairobi, on Friday, advised farmers to take up the new Kenya Livestock Insurance Programme (KLIP). Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Jun/2016
Originally posted on ILRI news: Ethiopia’s Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Shiferaw Teklemariam, speaks at UNEA-2 (photo credit: ILRI/Dorine Odongo). Written by Dorine Odongo, communications and knowledge management specialist for ILRI’s Livestock and Environment Program. A new  resolution on Combating desertification, land degradation and drought and promoting sustainable pastoralism and rangelands was presented and…
Livestock system and environment , Jun/2016
By Paloma Fernandes, CEO of the Kenya Cereal Millers Association Having a milling capacity of 1.6 million tonnes of maize per year and constituting 85 percent of the commercial flour on the shelves sold to about 10 million consumers annually, the ...
Beca-ILRI Hub, Jun/2016
Community breeding program, alongside strong community capacity development on animal husbandry, health and marketing of products key for improving productivity of goats and sheep among farmers, study finds. Continue reading →
ILRI BioSciences, Jun/2016
A new resolution on ‘Combating desertification, land degradation and drought and promoting sustainable pastoralism and rangelands’ was presented and adopted at the second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) held 23–27 May 2016 at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in Nairobi, Kenya. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Jun/2016
Tremendous research progress has been made over the last ten years to better control the deadly African disease of cattle known as East Coast fever. This disease is caused by a single-celled organism, Theileria parva, which is carried by some tick species. Cattle become infected when a tick carrying the parasite takes a blood-meal from the animal over several days. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Jun/2016

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Abdisemet Bulle Osman
AVCD Field Coordinator, Wajir
Adan Abdi
Field Coordinator
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Brenda Wandera Gache
Market and Capacity Development Manager
David Pelster
Research Scientist
Desmond Kirui Rono
Research technician
Dr. Victoria Kyallo
Project Manager - Urban Zoo project
Duncan Collins Khalai
Market and Capacity Development Specialist
Emily Awuor Ouma
Agricultural Economist
Emmanuel Mwau M.
Research Assistant

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People working on Kenya

Abdisemet Bulle Osman
AVCD Field Coordinator, Wajir
Adan Abdi
Field Coordinator
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Brenda Wandera Gache
Market and Capacity Development Manager
David Pelster
Research Scientist
Desmond Kirui Rono
Research technician
Dr. Victoria Kyallo
Project Manager - Urban Zoo project
Duncan Collins Khalai
Market and Capacity Development Specialist

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