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

A new ILRI discussion paper provides a review of the use of a Rift Valley fever decision support tool in Kenya.

AgHealth, Mar/2015

Herds of African cattle may hold the secret to new ways of fighting parasitic diseases like malaria, which kills some 600,000 people a year, scientists said on Friday. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2015

Voice of America’s Joe DeCapua interview Phil Toye, a scientist with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), about a paper published this week in Science Advance. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2015

A Boran calf and girl in eastern Kenya (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann). A new study of the cattle killer East Coast fever finds a protective process that may also be at work in human malaria: Infections with milder parasites may protect against severe disease. African cattle infected with a lethal parasite that kills one million … Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Mar/2015

This post introduces three business models for linking smallholder livestock farmers to dynamic markets in Kenya. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Mar/2015

A new research brief by ILRI shares lessons in extension and outreach from the Index-Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) project in Wajir, Kenya. Continue reading

IBLI, Mar/2015

An Australian Aid-funded project seeks to generate a number of policy-relevant results on the feedbacks between migrant pastoralism and the environment, including addressing the impacts of new index insurance products. Continue reading

IBLI, Mar/2015

Elisabetta Ullu - Celebrated  by Appolinaire Djikeng, Director of the Biosciences eastern and central-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub Last year I lost my postdoc mentor Dr Elisabetta Ullu to breast cancer. She endured it silently for close to 20 years. Only her husband and one of her close friends knew that she had cancer. [...]

Beca-ILRI Hub, Mar/2015

Celebrated by Alexander Bombom, lead project scientist for the sorghum-maize hybrid project at the BecA-ILRI Hub The woman who has had the most influence on my life and growing career is Ms Anna Nagadya. Growing up with my grandma Anna on the large acres of coffee and banana she farmed for a living automatically made [...]

Beca-ILRI Hub, Mar/2015

At this week's international conference on Integrated Systems Research for Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture, Randall Ritzema presented a poster on behalf of colleagues about farming system patterns - a cluster analysis from the Humidtropics baseline survey in Western Kenya. Continue reading →

ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Mar/2015

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Absolomon Kihara
Biorepository Manager
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Angeline N Wafula
Knowledge Sharing and Communications Officer
Brenda Wandera Gache
Market and Capacity Development Manager
Desmond Kirui Rono
Research technician
Diana Ndunge Muia
ICT Helpdesk Administrator
Dr. Victoria Kyallo
Project Manager - Urban Zoo project
Duncan Collins Khalai
Market and Capacity Development Specialist
Emmanuel Mwau M.
Research Assistant
Erick Rutto
Research Technician III-Data Systems

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People working on Kenya

Absolomon Kihara
Biorepository Manager
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Angeline N Wafula
Knowledge Sharing and Communications Officer
Brenda Wandera Gache
Market and Capacity Development Manager
Desmond Kirui Rono
Research technician
Diana Ndunge Muia
ICT Helpdesk Administrator
Dr. Victoria Kyallo
Project Manager - Urban Zoo project
Duncan Collins Khalai
Market and Capacity Development Specialist

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