capacity development

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

The Safe Food, Fair Food (SFFF) project is promoting food safety in informal markets through the application of risk-based approaches. In Uganda, the project is aligned with work on developing smallholder pig value chains (SPVCD). Assessments conducted in 2012-13 by the International Research Institute (ILRI) and partners showed that the pig industry in Uganda is … Continue reading

Safe Food Fair Food, Apr/2014

Four university students and three laboratory technicians from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in Morogoro and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre in Moshi, Tanzania successfully completed a week-long training workshop on microbiological assessment of milk quality and safety. Continue reading

Safe Food Fair Food, Jun/2014

Joseph Erume, a researcher at Makerere University, has been awarded a three-month cooperation visit to the Friedrich Loeffler Institute (FLI) in Jena, Germany starting 10 June 2014. Through this visit, he will continue his research work on seroprevalence and molecular characterization of Brucella suis in pigs in central Uganda which he started under the Safe Food, Fair Food and Smallholder Pig Value Chains Development projects. Continue reading

Safe Food Fair Food, Jun/2014

Two ILRI-DAAD PhD scholarships are available within the ILRI project on 'Adapting dairy market hubs for pro-poor Smallholder value chains in Tanzania.' Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, May/2014

Joseph Erume, a researcher at Makerere University, has been awarded a three-month cooperation visit to the Friedrich Loeffler Institute (FLI) in Jena, Germany starting June 2014. Through this visit, he will continue his research work on seroprevalence and molecular characterization of Brucella suis in pigs in central Uganda which he started under the Safe Food, Fair Food and Smallholder Pig Value Chains Development projects. Erume’s […]

AgHealth, May/2014

The South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (SACEMA) has invited John Muthii Muriuki, a graduate fellow at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), to attend its fifth annual clinic on the meaningful modelling of epidemiological data. The clinic takes place on 2-13 June 2014 at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Muizenberg, […]

AgHealth, Apr/2014

The Smallholder Pig Value Chain Development (SPVCD) project in Uganda recently held a writeshop to prepare eight training modules on pig health, feeding, breeding and economics (business management, enterprise development and finance). The modules will be used to deliver appropriate training interventions to service provider organizations, farmers and other actors of the value chain in Uganda. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Apr/2014

A series of high quality aquaculture training videos, designed to teach Egyptian fish farmers the industry’s best management practices, has recently been released. Produced by WorldFish, an international non-profit research organization, the 10 short videos are being used to train local fish farmers in the most effective ways to boost the production and quality of … Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Mar/2014

1st Scientific Regional Conference The conference whose theme was “Harnessing Bio-resources Innovations for Socio-economic Transformation of Eastern Africa” assembled scientists, private sector players, policy makers, NGOs and other development practitioners to share successes and challenges of biosciences research and innovation activities in the region. The conference was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 25-27 February. […]

BioInnovate Africa, Feb/2014

Horticulture is one of the sub sectors in Agriculture that has shown great promise as a foreign exchange earner in the region particularly for Ethiopia and Kenya. Kenya is the top exporter of fresh produce and flowers in sub-Saharan Africa with horticulture contributing 36 percent to the agricultural GDP and continues to grow at between […]

BioInnovate Africa, Feb/2014

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Gail Amare
Head of Administration, Ethiopia Campus
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Jacqueline Muithya
Admin Assistant
Lance W. Robinson
Environmental Governance and Resilience Specialist
Mamusha Lemma Woldegiorgis
Capacity Development and Innovation Expert
Tigist Endashaw
Training Assistant

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People working on capacity development

Gail Amare
Head of Administration, Ethiopia Campus
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Jacqueline Muithya
Admin Assistant
Lance W. Robinson
Environmental Governance and Resilience Specialist
Mamusha Lemma Woldegiorgis
Capacity Development and Innovation Expert
Tigist Endashaw
Training Assistant