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

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

Ethiopia is well-placed to lead Africa in harnessing the contribution of the livestock sector to maximize food and nutritional security, reduce poverty and develop sustainable farming. The recent publication of the Ethiopia livestock master plan indicates that it is gearing up to do so. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Feb/2016

A new Rift Valley fever risk map for Kenya will be an important tool for developing prevention and control measures against the disease.

AgHealth, 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

ILRI is collaborating with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to offer up to eight in region PhD scholarships in 2016 through a co-funding arrangement. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Jan/2016

Mindy Spyker has joined the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) as a US Borlaug Fellow in Global Food Security for the next five months under the Livelihoods, gender and impact (LGI) program. Spyker is a masters student at the University of South Florida in the field of public health. Her research interests are nutrition, mothers … Continue reading →

ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Jan/2016

The article below was published in Vietnamese in the Saigon Times of 27 June 2013 See the Vietnamese article — The story of livestock industry which is going to bankrupt have been alerted many years. However, the situation is becoming more and more serious Weakness and shortage For years, there were many policies encouraging investment … Continue reading

VietPigs blog, Jun/2013

The article below was published in the Saigon Times, 20 July 2013 [Vietnamese version] HCMC – Vietnam’s husbandry industry is facing many challenges but the sector still has many opportunities to overcome hardship and grow in the long term, said a report recently announced by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). Lucila A. Lapar, an … Continue reading

VietPigs blog, Jun/2013

In Vietnam, pork accounts for 75 per cent of meat consumed, with its production delivering substantial benefits to the smallholders who supply 84 per cent of the market. Continue reading

VietPigs blog, Mar/2013

Welcome to Vietpigs, the website for the research work of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and our partners in Vietnam. The site will serve as an online portal and source of information, news, and updates on ILRI’s research on pigs in Vietnam. In addition to providing coverage on on-going research in Vietnam, here you … Continue reading

VietPigs blog, Sep/2012


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