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

The aim of this study was to investigate farmers’ trait preferences as a basis for determination of breeding objectives for Red Maasai and Dorper sheep at two sites, Amboseli and Isinya, in Kenya. Continue reading

ILRI BioSciences, May/2016

Kenya’s economy lost an estimated Ksh 1.2 trillion (USD 12 billion) due to the effects of drought between 2008 and 2011. According to an article in Kenya’s Standard (28 April 2016), more than 13 million people were affected in 2011 by a combination of drought, conflict and economic crisis. The article quoted International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) research … Continue reading

IBLI, May/2016

Are you interested in knowing just how Index Based Livestock Insurance works? Lessons on IBLI and the Asset Protection Contract are now just a click away! You can easily access your IBLI lessons from ILRI’s e-Learning portal http://learning.ilri.org/.  The IBLI e-Learning course was launched on the 22nd of March 2016 at the International Livestock Research … Continue reading

IBLI, Apr/2016

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
A women receives her insurance payout (photo credit: Jeff Haskins). ‘The index-based insurance program is run by the Kenya-based International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), and funded by the British, U.S. and Australian governments and the European Union. The donors subsidize the cover to make it affordable for pastoralists. ‘A range…

IBLI, Apr/2016

'The index-based insurance program is run by the Kenya-based International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), and funded by the British, U.S. and Australian governments and the European Union. The donors subsidize the cover to make it affordable for pastoralists. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Apr/2016

Smallholder dairy farmers participating in Kenya and Uganda are set to benefit from an innovative and interactive mobile-based system allowing them to effectively record farm events and gain access to productivity-enhancing information and services. Continue reading →

ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Apr/2016

Exactly four days following Easter Sunday this year, the ‘long rains’ arrived in Nairobi, watering the earth, flooding the streets, pounding the rooftops. All night that night, and all night the following nights, the kusi monsoon, blowing inland from across the Indian Ocean, has delivered the beating rain. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Apr/2016

CGIAR research programs are developing country collaboration processes to help CGIAR centres collaborate among themselves and with other critical national partners. Communication and engagement are critical to such processes and a communication team is well placed to help there, as is the case in Ethiopia. Continue reading

Maarifa, Mar/2016

We used a reverse vaccinology approach to identify 66 Mmm potential vaccine candidates. The selection and grouping of the antigens was based on the presence of specific antibodies in sera from CBPP-positive animals. The antigens were used to immunize male Boran cattle (Bos indicus) followed by a challenge with the Mmm strain Afadé. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Apr/2016

Researchers at the Nairobi, Kenya-based International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and at the University of Bonn Medical Center in Germany have found evidence of MERS-CoV antibodies in archived blood samples from two of 1,122 Kenyan livestock handlers, collected between 2013 and 2014. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2016

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Abdisemet Bulle Osman
AVCD Field Coordinator, Wajir
Absolomon Kihara
Biorepository Manager
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

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People working on Kenya

Abdisemet Bulle Osman
AVCD Field Coordinator, Wajir
Absolomon Kihara
Biorepository Manager
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

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