impact assessment

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

The Independent Evaluation Arrangement (IEA) Office of CGIAR is starting its external evaluation of the CRP on Livestock and Fish. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Nov/2014

For the past year, researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute, other research institutes and national partners have been working on a framework to carry out a 'Comprehensive Livestock Environment Assessment for Improved Nutrition, a Secured Environment and Sustainable Development along Livestock Value Chains.’ On 30 and 31 October, the project team met in Kenya to review progress and the state of the framework. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Nov/2014

The West Africa component of the Africa RISING program recently underwent an IITA-commissioned external review of its activities in Mali and Ghana. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Oct/2014

Over the past decade, ILRI research has provided insight into the impacts of food-borne diseases, challenged conventional thinking on food safety and developed a successful approach to participatory risk analysis for understanding and managing food safety in a more dynamic future. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Nov/2014

Three research briefs explain the importance of ILRI's work on safe and fair food, and informal markets. Continue reading

Safe Food Fair Food, Nov/2014

For the past 40 years, ILRI’s research on ECF has focused on developing better methods of controlling the disease, principally through vaccination, and obtaining a far greater understanding of the impact of the disease. A vaccine is now registered in three countries and good protection for dairy and pastoralist cattle is being achieved, particularly in eastern Africa Continue reading →

Saving livestock with vaccines, Nov/2014

ILRI's support to smallholder dairy development has benefited the Kenyan economy. The benefits of policy change include improved safety of milk, increased profit margins for small-scale vendors, greater access to milk for poor consumers, and employment for many others in the sector, with knock-on benefits for the wider economy. Building on the Kenyan approach, an initiative to improve milk handling among traders in Assam in India resulted in a new governance institution, increased risk mitigation, improvements in milk quality, higher sales and increased customer satisfaction. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Nov/2014

The forage collection maintained by ILRI, for example, contains germplasm from around 19,000 plant populations representing over 1,400 forage species, including grasses, legumes and fodder trees, many of which are under threat in the wild from land use changes and over-grazing. ILRI’s forage collection is providing scientists with the genetic material to develop climate-smart, high yielding and disease tolerant varieties that will have a key role in Africa’s farming future. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Nov/2014

The draft report of the CRP-Commissioned External Evaluation of the Program’s Value Chain Approach is now available for comment. Please share your feedback and comments. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Nov/2014

Private insurance against drought, common elsewhere in the world, has been successfully piloted in northern Kenya since 2010, as well as in parts of southern Ethiopia. Continue reading

IBLI, Nov/2014

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Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Maurice Juma Ogada
Research Associate
Michael Mukembo
Economist-Impact Assessment
Munenobu Ikegami
Economist
Tigist Endashaw
Training Assistant

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People working on impact assessment

Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Maurice Juma Ogada
Research Associate
Michael Mukembo
Economist-Impact Assessment
Munenobu Ikegami
Economist
Tigist Endashaw
Training Assistant