NRM

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

Addressing the question of how to sustainably intensify farming systems can benefit from collaborative and iterative social learning processes. This post reflects on what Africa RISING is doing and could do to strengthen social learning, based on interviews with program staff. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Sep/2015

Africa RISING and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid-Tropics (ICRISAT) geospatial unit in India have developed land use maps of Africa RISING project intervention sites in southern Mali. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Sep/2015

Fred Kizito, senior scientist at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), introduces himself and his work with the program. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Sep/2015

Through the Africa RISING project, ILRI and AMEDD (a local Malian NGO) have worked with the local community in Zanzoni since September 2013 to ensure that they have a more equitable and sustainable management of natural resources in the mixed crop-livestock systems that dominate the region. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jun/2015

Scientists involved in the Africa RISING project share three key lessons learnt from a recent cross-learning visit to the Ethiopian highlands on landscape and watershed management. Continue reading

Africa RISING, May/2015

In April, twenty five scientists from the different Africa RISING projects visited Ethiopia as part of a learning exchange. Continue reading

Africa RISING, May/2015

Africa RISING in Ethiopia has started to work with partners and farmers to identify and work on model watersheds in three of its research sites: Lemo, Basona and Abraha Atsbaha, and Maichew. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jan/2015

An initiative by the Bio-resources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa (Bio-Innovate) Program is helping Uganda's Kampala city abattoir generate power from biogas to meet its energy needs while conserving the environment. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Feb/2015

In case you missed it, here is the gist of a keynote presentation on 'one-health' made by Jimmy Smith, the director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), at the 5th biennial conference of the International Association for Ecology & Health, held in Montreal, Canada, 11−15 Aug 2014. Smith's presentation was titled: 'Healthy people, animals and ecosystems for global food and nutritional security'. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Jan/2015

This paper ponders the importance of the missing link between high transaction costs and the lack of institutional and organizational services to farmers for risk reduction and incentive creation. It further proposes an analytic framework that explicitly integrates the economics of natural resource management into institutional and organizational analysis.

NBDC, Oct/2014

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David Pelster
Research Scientist
Emmanuel Mwau M.
Research Assistant
Jason Sircely
Ecosystem Ecologist
Randall Ritzema
Scientist - Systems Analysis
Wiebke Förch
CCAFS Science Officer Policies and Institutions for Climate Resilient Food Systems
Zelalem Lema Moti
Research Officer I Innovation in Agricultural System to Enhance Rainwater Management

People working on NRM

David Pelster
Research Scientist
Emmanuel Mwau M.
Research Assistant
Jason Sircely
Ecosystem Ecologist
Randall Ritzema
Scientist - Systems Analysis
Wiebke Förch
CCAFS Science Officer Policies and Institutions for Climate Resilient Food Systems
Zelalem Lema Moti
Research Officer I Innovation in Agricultural System to Enhance Rainwater Management