animal health

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

Mrs Diriba and her family live in a small village in the Horro woreda, in the Oromia region of Ethiopia. Like many other highland sheep farmers, they worry a lot about the poor growth, particularly about losing animals to infectious diseases. Poor reproductive performance and high lamb mortality are huge problems for sheep farmers. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Jul/2015

A new ILRI report aims to identify key evidence gaps in our knowledge of livestock- and fisheries-linked antimicrobial resistance in the developing world, and to document ongoing or planned research initiatives on this topic by key stakeholders.

AgHealth, Jun/2015

ILRI research on antimicrobial use in livestock production in developing countries was presented at a global conference on One Health held in Spain in May 2015.

AgHealth, Jun/2015

The Livestock and Fish CGIAR Research Program will be changing its Animal Health and Genetics Flagship leadership assignments. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, May/2015

Agricultural economists working in ILRI and Uganda have designed a new method of identifying and analysing constraints to smallholder farmers’ capacity to serve fast retail markets. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Apr/2015

A new video documents the lessons from using a One Health approach to respond to the 2010 outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in Miyazaki, Japan.

AgHealth, Mar/2015

Portrait of one of Kenya’s  Improved Boran breed of cattle (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann). ‘Parasites found in African cattle could offer a new insight into ways of combatting serious parasitic diseases in humans, including malaria. A team funded by the Wellcome Trust has found that cows can be protected from parasites that cause deadly diseases … Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2015

Herds of African cattle may hold the secret to new ways of fighting parasitic diseases like malaria, which kills some 600,000 people a year, scientists said on Friday. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2015

Voice of America’s Joe DeCapua interview Phil Toye, a scientist with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), about a paper published this week in Science Advance. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2015

A regional conference on zoonoses in eastern Africa held on 9-12 March 2015 featured a keynote presentation by ILRI on the role of CGIAR research in contributing to healthy people, animals and ecosystems.

AgHealth, Mar/2015

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Amos Omore
ILRI-Tanzania Country Representative
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Elise Schieck
PostDoc
Gad Milton Ochuka Owido
Research Technician
Mary Waithaka
Research technician
Michel Mainack Dione
Post-doctoral Fellow Animal Health
Richard Bishop
Principal Scientist, Molecular Biologist
Saskia Hendrickx
ILRI Representative for Mozambique
Stephen Mwaura
Unit head, Tick unit

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People working on animal health

Amos Omore
ILRI-Tanzania Country Representative
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Elise Schieck
PostDoc
Gad Milton Ochuka Owido
Research Technician
Mary Waithaka
Research technician
Michel Mainack Dione
Post-doctoral Fellow Animal Health
Richard Bishop
Principal Scientist, Molecular Biologist

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