Tanzania

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

Technical leads of the Africa RISING project in West Africa, East and Southern Africa and Ethiopia took part in a cross learning exchange on sustainable intensification from 28 January to 4 February. The event was organized by donors funding projects on sustainable intensification in Africa and South Asia. A diverse and multi-institutional group of 50 … Continue reading

Africa RISING, Mar/2015

In Africa RISING, innovation platforms are one of the mechanisms of ensuring research is put into use and actually contributes to solving real problems that are based on a real demand. Here is an overview of the theory, practice and perspectives around innovation platforms in the program. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Feb/2015

This paper synthesises ILRI's experience with the Crop and Goat Project (CGP) in Tanzania from a gender perspective. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Feb/2015

A study on the sustainability of dairy development in Tanzania looked at factors that would facilitate or impede adoption of the dairy hub model by input providers and milk traders and recommended interventions that can ensure increased small-scale actors' participation in the dairy value chain. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Feb/2015

FEAST was originally developed as a decision-support tool to help in identifying appropriate feed interventions in smallholder systems. During the MilkIT Project FEAST was used in both India and Tanzania but in different ways and with different benefits. We reflected on the use of FEAST during our final project meeting in Lushoto Tanzania and produced a rough poster outlining the various ways in which FEAST was used and what the benefits of use were. Continue reading

Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, Feb/2015

The leadership committee of Tanzania's Babati District research for development (R4D) platform, JUMBA (Jukwaa la Utafiti kwa Maendeleo wilaya ya Babati) recently held a two-day retreat to refine its constitution, vision and mission and to develop and prioritize JUMBA activities for 2015. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Feb/2015

ILRI wishes all its partners, investors, friends, colleagues and former staff a Very Happy Valentine's Day. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Feb/2015

Growing up in the remote village of Itiryo near the Kenya-Tanzania border, Chacha Nyangi could not have imagined his present life as a young Tanzanian scientist who is confronting the challenges facing smallholder farmers in the country and beyond. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Feb/2015

Scaling out research results for wider application and use is a goal of every research for development project in today’s CGIAR. It is also one of the most difficult things to achieve. Scaling out was on the agenda of recent end-of-project workshops of the IFAD-financed MilkIT project. At a recent workshop team members and partners listed out some of the critical success factors such a project needs to be able to scale out its results. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Jan/2015

At the tail end of 2014, Africa RISING scientists and government extension agents held a series of feedback meetings with farmers in Tanzania’s Babati District. This photo trip report provides a visual overview of the issues encountered and activities undertaken by the project team during the feedback meetings in those areas. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jan/2015

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Absolomon Kihara
Biorepository Manager
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Consolata Baltazary
Research Associate
Fiona Flintan
Rangelands Governance Scientist and Technical Coordinator for International Land Coalition's Rangelands Initiative
Mats Lannerstad
Senior Scientist
Mercy Becon
Communication Specialist

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People working on Tanzania

Absolomon Kihara
Biorepository Manager
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Consolata Baltazary
Research Associate
Fiona Flintan
Rangelands Governance Scientist and Technical Coordinator for International Land Coalition's Rangelands Initiative
Mats Lannerstad
Senior Scientist
Mercy Becon
Communication Specialist