Guinea

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

The district of Kailahun, in eastern Sierra Leone, bordering Guinea, is home to this 88-bed largest Ebola treatment and isolation centre set up by Médecins Sans Frontières (photo on Flickr by ©EC/ECHO/Cyprien Fabre). This opinion piece is written by Eliza Smith ‘By now, it seems we’ve heard everything there is to hear about the mysterious … Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Oct/2014

Welcome to the blog of the Regional project for sustainable management of globally significant endemic ruminant livestock, often simply referred to by its acronym in French, PROGEBE (Projet régional de gestion durable du bétail ruminant endémique en Afrique de l’Ouest). Due to demographic pressure, drought and human activity such as deforestation and agriculture, several species […]

PROGEBE, Nov/2011

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has this month (April 2013) published guidelines for facilitation, monitoring and evaluation of innovation platfoms in the West Africa-based project on Sustainable management of globally significant endemic ruminant livestock (French acronym, PROGEBE). Available in both English and French, these guidelines are targeted at project staff at site, national and regional levels. The guidelines […]

PROGEBE, Apr/2013

Un manuel intitulé les «Directives pour les plateformes d’Innovation: Facilitation, suivi et evaluation» a été publié par l'Institut international de recherche sur le bétail (ILRI) en mars 2013, en français comme en anglais. Ce manuel est le fruit du travail de  

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A manual by Pamela Pali and Kees Swaans on ‘Guidelines for innovation platforms: Facilitation, monitoring and evaluation’ was recently published by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). Innovation platforms have recently gained ground as a mechanism to help stimulate and support multi stakeholder collaboration in agricultural research for development. Generally, they are a mechanism to enhance communication and innovation...

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Although livestock play a central role in rural development in West Africa, traditional livestock systems are in general characterized by high mortality rates, low reproductive rates and low offtake rates. Furthermore, the presence of trypanosome-infected tsetse flies in the subhumid and humid areas seriously holds back the potential for livestock production. The region’s endemic ruminant livestock, however, are highly adapted to the local environmental conditions and are able to survive and...

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