livelihoods

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

The Daily Times of Pakistan reported on a recently held workshop on livestock development that took place in Islamabad, Pakistan on 11-12 May 2015. Continue reading

ILRI Asia, May/2015

Access to a reliable dairy market and good market prices of milk has transformed the lives of dairy farmers in Kahama District in Tanzania’s Lake zone of Shinyanga. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, May/2015

Use of biogas in the Iringa region of Tanzania is helping to address poverty and reduce dependency of forests in an initiative promoting the biological diversity, ecological functions and sustainable use of natural resources in the Eastern Arc Mountains.
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ILRI clippings, Apr/2015

Heifer International, which is working with ILRI and other partners in the Maziwa Zaidi project in Tanzania, has received a USD 750,000 grant from the Starbucks Foundation to fund the Mbozi Farmer Livelihood Improvement project, which will provide 5,000 smallholder farmers in country with dairy heifers and bulls to complement coffee farming. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Apr/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

On 19 December 2014, a policy dialogue on ‘mainstreaming models for dairy-based livelihood improvement in Uttrakhand’ was organised by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Himmotthan Society, the nodal agency of the Sir Ratan Tata Trust & the Navajbai Ratan Tata Trust. Continue reading

ILRI Asia, Jan/2015

Jimmy Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), gave one of three keynote presentations at the recent Agricultural Research Congress, held in Karnal, India, at the National Dairy Research Institute, from 3 to 6 Feb 2015. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Feb/2015

Livestock matters a great deal in developing countries, playing an increasingly important role in food security and economic development. In fact, the livestock subsector is growing faster than all other agriculture sectors in developing countries worldwide. And importantly in the International Year of Family Farming, the bulk of that livestock production is occurring on small family farms. Livestock farming offers unique features to support local livelihoods and economies, especially for women. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Jan/2015

On 19 December 2014, a policy dialogue on ‘mainstreaming models for dairy-based livelihood improvement in Uttrakhand’ was organised by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Himmotthan Society, the nodal agency of the Sir Ratan Tata Trust & the Navajbai Ratan Tata Trust. Continue reading

ILRI Asia, Jan/2015

What is the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish doing to develop capacity to enhance smallholder agricultural value chains in Asia, Africa and Latin America? Take a look at this wonderfully animated 6-minute video to find out. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Jan/2015

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Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Dereje Legesse
Agribusiness Expert
Duncan Collins Khalai
Market and Capacity Development Specialist
Emily Awuor Ouma
Agricultural Economist
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Lance W. Robinson
Environmental Governance and Resilience Specialist
Munenobu Ikegami
Economist
Philemon Chelang'a
Research Analyst
Todd Andrew Crane
Climate Adaptation Scientist
Wiebke Förch
CCAFS Science Officer Policies and Institutions for Climate Resilient Food Systems

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People working on livelihoods

Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Dereje Legesse
Agribusiness Expert
Duncan Collins Khalai
Market and Capacity Development Specialist
Emily Awuor Ouma
Agricultural Economist
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Lance W. Robinson
Environmental Governance and Resilience Specialist
Munenobu Ikegami
Economist
Philemon Chelang'a
Research Analyst

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