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

Originally posted on Africa RISING:
Group photo From 15-19 June 2015, the Livestock and Fish research program and Africa RISING held a training course in Addis Ababa on participatory epidemiology and gender. Background Infectious diseases have a huge impact on productivity in smallholder livestock systems and repeatedly come up as major constraints in household surveys.…

Livestock and Fish, Jul/2015

Recently, ILRI director general Jimmy Smith signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement between the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Jul/2015

The livestock and fish program has selected two projects to receive USAID funds to promote linkages with United States universities.

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Livestock and Fish, Jul/2015

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

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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
Hu Suk Lee
Post-doctoral scientist (veterinary epidemiologist)
Johanna Lindahl
Post doctoral scientist
Mary Waithaka
Research technician
Michel Mainack Dione
Post-doctoral Fellow Animal Health
Richard Bishop
Principal Scientist, Molecular Biologist

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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
Hu Suk Lee
Post-doctoral scientist (veterinary epidemiologist)
Johanna Lindahl
Post doctoral scientist
Mary Waithaka
Research technician

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