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

ILRI’s Capacity Development (CapDev) Unit working in collaboration with People & Organizational Development (P&OD) Unit and the Training Centre for Communication (TCC), recently delivered a highly interactive and practical workshop designed to give ILRI graduate fellows, post-doctoral fellows and early career researchers, an opportunity to understand the process of scientific writing and publishing Continue reading

Maarifa, Dec/2014

ILRI’s work aims to identify key drivers for RVF occurrence and transmission, and develop decision support tools to guide responses at various stages of the RVF epidemic cycle.

AgHealth, Nov/2014

Napier grass contributes about 40% of the total fodder given to livestock in Kenya, which highlights its importance in livestock production in the country. A study was undertaken to evaluate the performance of two Napier grass varieties in terms of their disease tolerance, to assess the dissemination pattern of the new varieties and to estimate the current status of both smut and stunt diseases. Continue reading →

ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Dec/2014

This case study explains how IBLI used satellite data to insure camels, cows, sheep and goats to develop the world’s
first insurance for African pastoralists Continue reading

IBLI, Nov/2014

Call for Applications for a Netherlands Funded Tailor-Made Training Program initiative (TMT) for Kenya Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Nov/2014

'In an effort to address aflatoxin poisoning, which has killed more than 100 people in the country, the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation (Kalro) has launched the first ever Aflatoxin lab in Kenya.' Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Nov/2014

Bright Rwamirama, Honourable State Minister for Animal Industry, Uganda (left), and Modibo Traoré, FAO sub-regional coordinator for eastern Africa and representative to Ethiopia, the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, at the ILRI@40 conference in Nairobi, 1 Oct 2014 (photo credit: ILRI/Paul Karaimu). Which matters most to Africa’s agricultural development? Research … Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Nov/2014

“There is need for us, African scientists to design research to suit our own context so that we can get the real picture of what we have on our continent.” This was the powerful message delivered by Getinet Mekuriaw, an Africa Bioscience Challenge Fund (ABCF) research fellow at the BecA-ILRI Hub, during the Sixth All [...]

Beca-ILRI Hub, Nov/2014

ILRI's support to smallholder dairy development has benefited the Kenyan economy. The benefits of policy change include improved safety of milk, increased profit margins for small-scale vendors, greater access to milk for poor consumers, and employment for many others in the sector, with knock-on benefits for the wider economy. Building on the Kenyan approach, an initiative to improve milk handling among traders in Assam in India resulted in a new governance institution, increased risk mitigation, improvements in milk quality, higher sales and increased customer satisfaction. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Nov/2014

ILRI director general Jimmy Smith made a keynote presentation at the 6th All African Conference on Animal Agriculture (AACAA), held at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, in Nairobi, Kenya, 27–29 Oct 2014. The slide presentation is above and a summary below. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Nov/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
Dr. Victoria Kyallo
Project Manager - Urban Zoo project
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 and Technical Coordinator for International Land Coalition's Rangelands Initiative

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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
Dr. Victoria Kyallo
Project Manager - Urban Zoo project
Duncan Collins Khalai
Market and Capacity Development Specialist
Erick Rutto
Research Technician III-Data Systems

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