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

About 80% of Kenya’s land is arid or semi-arid lands (ASAL) with the main livelihoods being pastoral, agro-pastoral and subsistence agriculture. Farmers and herders in these areas, among the poorest in the country, suffer from a weak natural resource base in addition to weak institutions and infrastructure. In such cases droughts act as a covariate shock … Continue reading

IBLI, Sep/2014

The Rift Valley fever virus is a mosquito-borne pathogen that causes explosive outbreaks of severe human and livestock disease in Africa and Arabian Peninsula. The rapid evolution of outbreaks of Rift Valley fever generates exceptional challenges in its mitigation and control. A decision-support tool for prevention and control of Rift Valley fever in the Greater Horn of Africa identifies a series of events that indicates increasing risk of an outbreak and matches interventions to each event.

AgHealth, Sep/2014

This poster, prepared for the Tropentag 2014 conference, presents findings of a situation analysis of animal health and its implication on food safety in Kenya and Tanzania.

AgHealth, Sep/2014

Aflatoxins in contaminated feed can end up in milk, meat and eggs. ILRI is leading a research project aimed at measuring and mitigating the risk of aflatoxins in the feed-dairy chain in Kenya.

AgHealth, Sep/2014

ILRI is leading most ecohealth approaches in Kenya, in collaboration with the International Development Research Centre, a Canadian corporation that supports research in developing countries, and has regional offices in Nairobi. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Sep/2014

Typical long-horned goats of Abergelle Amhara, Ethiopia (photo credit: ILRI/Zerihun Sewunet). ‘Quantitative information on the importance of livestock systems in African drylands is scarce. A new study by Tim Robinson, of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), and Giulia Conchedda, of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), helps to redress this. The study … Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Sep/2014

ILRI's Tim Robinson maps the changing demand for livestock products and associated changes in production that will be required to meet future demand in African drylands. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Sep/2014

A young ILRI field researcher describes a morning's trek across the Chalbi Desert to find a group of Gabra livestock herders, ground-truthing what it takes to work towards Sustainable Development Goals in the world's more remote areas. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Aug/2014

Two new papers on MERS (Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome) coronavirus and camels in Eastern Africa have been published in the science journal 'Emerging Infectious Diseases'; three of the authors are ILRI scientists. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Aug/2014

Wildlife populations are declining severely in many protected areas and unprotected pastoral areas of Africa, researchers from leading universities and international research institutes said. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Aug/2014

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Absolomon Kihara
Biorepository Manager
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Angeline N Wafula
Knowledge Sharing and Communications Officer
Desmond Kirui Rono
Research technician
Diana Ndunge Muia
ICT Helpdesk Administrator
Duncan Collins Khalai
Market and Capacity Development Specialist
Erick Rutto
Research Technician III-Data Systems
Evelyn Namvua Katingi
Information and Communications Officer, KMIS
Fiona Flintan
Rangelands Governance Scientist
Florence Mutua
post doctoral scientist

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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
Desmond Kirui Rono
Research technician
Diana Ndunge Muia
ICT Helpdesk Administrator
Duncan Collins Khalai
Market and Capacity Development Specialist
Erick Rutto
Research Technician III-Data Systems
Evelyn Namvua Katingi
Information and Communications Officer, KMIS

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