markets

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

A new paper on food safety in low- and middle-income countries was published today by ILRI's Delia Grace. The paper is based on a longer learning resource commissioned for the UK Department for International Development (DFID), which will be out shortly. Both publications reflect what ILRI and its partners have learned over the last 10 years since adopting a framework of risk analysis for assessing, managing and communicating about food safety. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Aug/2015

Transhumance livestock production is extensive, and has little market orientation. Households engaged in the production system own large numbers of indigenous livestock compared to sedentary producers. Continue reading

LIVES, Aug/2015

Quelles sont les valeurs implicites des attributs du bétail commercialisé dans les zones humide et subhumide du Mali ? Cette étude révèle les facteurs déterminant le prix du bétail Continue reading

Sustainable Livestock Digest, Aug/2015

Scientists are developing a way of transforming the mountains of cassava peels created every day in Nigeria, where cassava is a staple food, into a nourishing feed for smallholder farm animals. The several CGIAR centres involved include the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the International Potato Center (CIP). Also involved in this project are several CGIAR research programs—Livestock and Fish; Integrated Systems for the Humidtropics; and Roots, Tubers and Bananas—as well as the Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century (GCP21). Continue reading ...

ILRI news blog, Aug/2015

Habil Abdu operates a specialized goat fattening enterprise in South Wollo, Ethiopia that is exemplary in its market orientation. Continue reading

LIVES, Aug/2015

Researchers from ILRI and partners have developed and piloted an institutional innovation—a training, certification and branding scheme for informal value chain actors—with good potential to improve the safety of animal-source foods sold in informal markets. Past development policy often focused on formal markets, which at best meant neglect of informal markets and often resulted in harassment and penalties for informal agents. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Aug/2015

The LIVES team recently met its key partners in Ethiopia to discuss progress in promoting the project's interventions in the country. Continue reading

LIVES, Jul/2015

A new ILRI research brief shows that a livestock marketing information system (LMIS) has improved access to animal marketing information and helped increase trading in livestock in Somaliland. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Jun/2015

In 2014, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) carried out a ‘Review of successes and failures of dairy value chain development interventions in Tanzania’, to identify the best interventions and strategies to pilot that are pro-poor, gender-sensitive and environmentally sustainable. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Jun/2015

A growing, international network of researchers and policymakers, clustered around a central hub at the International Livestock Research Institute (Nairobi, Kenya) has been developing a new wave of policy innovations and research on pastoralist livelihoods on the arid and semi-arid lands (ASAL) of East Africa.
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IBLI, Jun/2015

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Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Catherine Mueni Mutuku
Programme Management Officer (PMO)
Edgar Edwin Twine
Post Doctoral Fellow - Value Chain Economist
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Kaleb Shiferaw
Research officer I
Sirak Bahta
Agricultural Economist

People working on markets

Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Catherine Mueni Mutuku
Programme Management Officer (PMO)
Edgar Edwin Twine
Post Doctoral Fellow - Value Chain Economist
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Kaleb Shiferaw
Research officer I
Sirak Bahta
Agricultural Economist