food security

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

The following joint communiqué of the Livestock Global Alliance was released in Paris today, 26 May 2016) at a side media event at the General Assembly of the World Organisation for Animal Health. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, May/2016
A new discussion paper from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) recommends that livestock-oriented policies to improve child nutrition be designed to mitigate the harmful impacts of conflicts or related events, such as climate change or natural disasters, and that doing so will lead to healthier, more resilient children and communities. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, May/2016
ILRI researchers joined over 500 scientists, civil society, investment agencies, research institutions, policymakers, young agripreneurs, farmers and the media from all over the world gathered at the Global Conference for Agricultural Development (GCARD3) held in Johannesburg 5-8 April 2016 to discuss innovative systems for delivering development impacts. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, May/2016
In the lead up to the 2016 Science Forum, steering committee members and invited speakers answered a few questions related to the Forum’s focus on agricultural research pathways to inclusive rural development. Below are excerpts of their responses. You'll find all the responses on the SF2016 blog site. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Apr/2016
Exactly four days following Easter Sunday this year, the ‘long rains’ arrived in Nairobi, watering the earth, flooding the streets, pounding the rooftops. All night that night, and all night the following nights, the kusi monsoon, blowing inland from across the Indian Ocean, has delivered the beating rain. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Apr/2016
Consumption of animals helped hominins to grow bigger brains. But in a world rich with food, how necessary is meat?Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Mar/2016
One of the fastest growing subsectors in agriculture–livestock–can significantly contribute to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) if the opportunities it offers, especially for people in developing countries, are harnessed for economic growth, improved livelihoods and food and nutritional security. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Mar/2016
Shirley Tarawali, assistant director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), will today (Friday, 4 Mar 2016) join global livestock industry leaders to discuss ‘Beef’s role in feeding the world’ at the International Livestock Congress (ILC), in Houston, USA. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Mar/2016
Crop diversity can be conserved and shared. Scientists know how to do it and at a very limited cost to the world community. It requires global leadership and stronger partnerships and the building of capacities of scientists in the developing world. No country is self-sufficient; successful breeding is highly dependent on functioning multilateralism, according to Marie Haga, executive director of the Global Crop Diversity Trust. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Mar/2016
The CGIAR System Office of the new organization is to be located in Montpellier, France, and will be led by an executive director, who will need to possess a combination of a collaborative, thoughtful leadership style, diplomatic skill, exemplary judgment and a track record of developing consensus through trust and relationship-building. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Mar/2016

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Johanna Lindahl
Scientist
Kaleb Shiferaw
Research officer I
Munenobu Ikegami
Economist
Stuart Worsley
Head of Development Partnership - CRP Livestock and Fish

People working on food security

Johanna Lindahl
Scientist
Kaleb Shiferaw
Research officer I
Munenobu Ikegami
Economist
Stuart Worsley
Head of Development Partnership - CRP Livestock and Fish