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

On 5th and 6th May 2016, the project's researchers, fields agents and farmers organized and held had a Farmers' Field Day event. This gave an opportunity for farmers who are not taking part in the project to learn and share experience with their colleagues who are beneficiaries about Good Agronomic Practices. The farmers also got the chance to visit demo plots for self-observations. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, Jun/2016
The ACGG project is concerned with the development of indigenous chickens and this post explains the position of the project on this matter, following a conversation that started with a BBC article mentioning the Bill & Melinda Gates' involvement in poultry production. Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Jun/2016
Said Mbaga, co-principal investigator in the ACGG Tanzania country team, introduces himself and his work with the program. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in Africa Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG). Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Jun/2016
Our foundation is betting on chickens. Alongside partners throughout sub-Saharan Africa, we are working to create sustainable market systems for poultry. It’s especially important for these systems to make sure farmers can buy birds that have been properly vaccinated and are well suited to the local growing conditions. Our goal: to eventually help 30 percent of the rural families in sub-Saharan Africa raise improved breeds of vaccinated chickens, up from just 5 percent now. . . . Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Jun/2016
Itumeleng Mafatshe is an MSc. Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security student at the National University of Ireland Galway. She has recently joined the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) as a graduate fellow for three months under two programs: Livelihoods, Gender and Impact (LGI) and the Livestock Systems and Environment (LSE). Mafatshe has a background … Continue reading →
ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Jun/2016
The latest brief by the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program, More productive chickens—potentially a multi-million dollar business, outlines how the program is reaching out to the private sector and involving poor smallholder women farmers in Africa in the chicken value chain. Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Jun/2016
The Tanga Dairy Platform, created in 2008, is an informal forum of different stakeholders involved in the dairy industry of Tanzania’s Northeastern Tanga region. The platform’s objective is to exchange knowledge and develop joint actions to common problems. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Jun/2016
Tremendous research progress has been made over the last ten years to better control the deadly African disease of cattle known as East Coast fever. This disease is caused by a single-celled organism, Theileria parva, which is carried by some tick species. Cattle become infected when a tick carrying the parasite takes a blood-meal from the animal over several days. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Jun/2016
“I produce vegetables because this is ready cash for me and my family,” says a beaming Hassan Saidi; one of the beneficiary farmers in the activities led by AVRDC under the Africa RISING-NAFAKA and TUBORESHE CHAKULA project for fast tracking delivery and scaling of agricultural technologies in Tanzania. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, May/2016
The Tanzania Dairy Board (TDB) and partners recently reviewed progress and results in communicating the activities of the Dairy Development Forum (DDF) across the country. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, May/2016

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Amos Omore
ILRI-Tanzania Country Representative
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Consolata Baltazary
Research Associate
Fiona Flintan
Rangelands Governance Scientist and Technical Coordinator for International Land Coalition's Rangelands Initiative
Hu Suk Lee
Post-doctoral scientist (veterinary epidemiologist)
Jason Sircely
Ecosystem Ecologist
Johannes Osarya
Field Coordinator
Mercy Becon
Communication Specialist
Nils Teufel
Agricultural Economist
Tadelle Dessie
Scientist-Animal Genetics/Breeding

People working on Tanzania

Amos Omore
ILRI-Tanzania Country Representative
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Consolata Baltazary
Research Associate
Fiona Flintan
Rangelands Governance Scientist and Technical Coordinator for International Land Coalition's Rangelands Initiative
Hu Suk Lee
Post-doctoral scientist (veterinary epidemiologist)
Jason Sircely
Ecosystem Ecologist
Johannes Osarya
Field Coordinator
Mercy Becon
Communication Specialist

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