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

Use of biogas in the Iringa region of Tanzania is helping to address poverty and reduce dependency of forests in an initiative promoting the biological diversity, ecological functions and sustainable use of natural resources in the Eastern Arc Mountains.
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ILRI clippings, Apr/2015

In this five-minute video, Bright Jumbo, the Africa RISING research lead on the management of maize lethal necrosis disease, explains the progress made by the team as at March 2015. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Apr/2015

Heifer International, which is working with ILRI and other partners in the Maziwa Zaidi project in Tanzania, has received a USD 750,000 grant from the Starbucks Foundation to fund the Mbozi Farmer Livelihood Improvement project, which will provide 5,000 smallholder farmers in country with dairy heifers and bulls to complement coffee farming. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Apr/2015

This study, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, reviews the currently available tools for and approaches to assessing the environmental impacts of livestock production systems. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Mar/2015

The IITA commissioned external review of Africa RISING East and Southern Africa project concluded on 16 March after nearly five weeks of literature review, project stakeholder interviews and field visits to project sites in Tanzania and Malawi. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Mar/2015

Improving value chains performance is high on the agenda of Livestock and Fish country value chain programs. Public-private partnerships can identify stakeholders with a significant interest in value chain programing, allowing for mutual trust building and understanding to accommodate different roles, responsibilities, interests, joint design and co-delivery of research for development work. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Mar/2015

Recent reviews of capacity building training of dairy innovation platforms in Tanga and Morogoro in Tanzania highlights key opportunities and challenges in efforts to improve dairy production in the country. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Mar/2015

The East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project, a regional dairy industry development program, has received USD1.5million grant from Elanco Animal Health to support on-going dairy development work in Tanzania and East Africa. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2015

At this week's international conference on Integrated Systems Research for Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture, Jeroen Groot presented a poster on behalf of IFPRI colleagues on Africa RISING work to characterize the adopters of sustainable intensification innovations in Malawi and Tanzania. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Mar/2015

At this week's international conference on Integrated Systems Research for Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture, Bright Jumbo presented a poster reporting on research in Tanzania to integrate Maize Lethal Necrosis disease management in crop-livestock intensification. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Mar/2015

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Absolomon Kihara
Biorepository Manager
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
Jason Sircely
Ecosystem Ecologist
Mats Lannerstad
Senior Scientist
Mercy Becon
Communication Specialist
Tadelle Dessie
Scientist-Animal Genetics/Breeding

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People working on Tanzania

Absolomon Kihara
Biorepository Manager
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
Jason Sircely
Ecosystem Ecologist
Mats Lannerstad
Senior Scientist
Mercy Becon
Communication Specialist

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