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 smallholder pg value chain project in Uganda recently produced two posters - for farmers and for butchers - giving information on how to recognize African Swine fever (ASF). Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Jun/2016
Silvopastoral systems provide a broad range of environmental and productive benefits. The presence of trees in farm plots stabilizes hillsides, minimizes erosion, improves the soil’s water retention and nutrient balance, and provides feed and shade for cattle. These practices generate higher milk and meat yields while contributing to the resilience of production systems in the face of climate variability, which is manifesting in increasingly extreme ways in Central America. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Apr/2016
This toolkit from the Livestock and Irrigation Value chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) Project explains the planning, implementation and documentation of the LIVES capacity development and knowledge management interventions. Continue reading →
LIVES, Mar/2016
Scale out of market-oriented extension (MOE) service and value chain development (VCD) approaches in Ethiopia is increasing as a result of training offered by the Livestock and Irrigation Value chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project. Continue reading →
LIVES, Mar/2016
In Nicaragua, te program has produced five manuals (in Spanish) on dual purpose cattle production. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Feb/2016
LIVES, in collaboration with the national research system is testing modern reproductive technologies to improve dairy cattle genetics in Ethiopia. Continue reading →
LIVES, Feb/2016
In November 2015, MoreMilkiT led a business opportunity seminar in Morogoro for 25 milk traders including six women to help them strengthen their dairy businesses which are linked to producers in and outside the project. Here some of their stories. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Feb/2016
The LIVES project and partners recently carried out a training on market-oriented extension services for agricultural extension agents in Oromia. Continue reading →
LIVES, Jan/2016
The LIVES project in collaboration with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has commenced the demonstration of solar water pumps with pilot households in Oromia and the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' (SNNP) regions. Continue reading →
LIVES, Jan/2016
Agricultural knowledge centers are supporting agricultural experts to growth professionalism in Seka Chekorsa District of Oromia region by offering access to new information and skills. Continue reading →
LIVES, Jan/2016

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Abule Ebro Geda
Regional Coordinator-Livestock Expert
Amare Haileslassie
Post Doctoral Scientist
Amenti Chali Nemera
Regional Expert - Irrigated Agriculture
Andrew Mude
Principal Economist
Azage Tegegne
Principal Scientist; LIVES Project Manager; Deputy to the Director General's Representative in Ethiopia
Beamlak Tesfaye
Knowledge Management and Communications Expert
Berhanu Gebremedhin
Senior Scientist-Agricultural Economist and Research Coordinator, LIVES
Brenda Wandera Gache
Market and Capacity Development Manager
Bryn Davies
Market and Capacity Development Manager
Deborah Wyburn, PhD
Instructional Design Specialist

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People working on Capacity development

Abule Ebro Geda
Regional Coordinator-Livestock Expert
Amare Haileslassie
Post Doctoral Scientist
Amenti Chali Nemera
Regional Expert - Irrigated Agriculture
Andrew Mude
Principal Economist
Azage Tegegne
Principal Scientist; LIVES Project Manager; Deputy to the Director General's Representative in Ethiopia
Beamlak Tesfaye
Knowledge Management and Communications Expert
Berhanu Gebremedhin
Senior Scientist-Agricultural Economist and Research Coordinator, LIVES
Brenda Wandera Gache
Market and Capacity Development Manager

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