research

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

Genetic improvement of small ruminants has been identified as a “best bet” in Ethiopia’s highland areas. As part of the Livestock and Fish small ruminant value chain development activities in Ethiopias, community-based breeding programs established through an earlier project (located in Horro, Menz, Bonga and Abergelle) were strengthened and new ones were established in Atsbi and Doyogena. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Mar/2015

The BecA-ILRI Hub aflatoxin platform hosts state-of-the-art nutritional and aflatoxin analysis facilities and a range of research projects working to ensure safe food and feed in Africa.

AgHealth, Mar/2015

Originally posted on CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish:
Research assistants chopping jackfruit (left) and weighing a feed trial pig (right) at Kamuzinda Farm, Uganda (photo credit: ILRI/Natalie Carter). Pig production in Uganda is on the rise. The number of pigs in the country stood at 3.2 million in 2011 (based on a livestock…

AgHealth, Mar/2015

Dr Charles Masembe, an veterinerian, molecular epidemiologist and Associate Professor at the College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University in Uganda has been awarded a five-year Wellcome Trust Public Health and Tropical Medicine fellowship. Building on discoveries he made while conducting research on genetic factors linked to the transfer of African swine fever (ASF) at the [...]

Beca-ILRI Hub, Mar/2015

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
ILRI-Wellcome projects have investigated the disease pathogens circulating in both people and animals in the communities outside the border town of Busia, Kenya, where smallholders mix crop growing with livestock raising (photo credit: ILRI/Pye-Smith). Voice of America’s Joe DeCapua interview Phil Toye, a scientist with the International Livestock Research Institute…

ILRI BioSciences, Mar/2015

This study, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, reviews the currently available tools for and approaches to assessing the environmental impacts of livestock production systems. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Mar/2015

The 2014-2015 Global Food Policy Report by IFPRI features a chapter on food safety, an issue of global concern.

AgHealth, Mar/2015

Twelve individuals gathered at the Nairobi headquarters of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) from 24 to 27 February 2015 to spend a week focused on writing­ under a case study competition organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Humidtropics. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2015

The January-February issue of ‘Livestock Matter(s)’ provides a round-up of livestock development news, publications, presentations, images and upcoming events from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and its partners. Download a print version or sign up to get Livestock Matter(s) in your mailbox each month. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2015

A regional conference on zoonoses in eastern Africa held on 9-12 March 2015 featured a keynote presentation by ILRI on the role of CGIAR research in contributing to healthy people, animals and ecosystems.

AgHealth, Mar/2015

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Alan Duncan
Principal Livestock Scientist
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Dolapo Enahoro
Agricultural Economist
Dorine Odongo
communications and Knowledge management specialist
Edgar Edwin Twine
Post Doctoral Fellow - Value Chain Economist
Erick Rutto
Research Technician III-Data Systems
Grace Miano
Monitoring Evaluation & Knowledge management specialist
Katharine Downie
Senior Scientist and Coordinator, Technical Consortium

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People working on research

Alan Duncan
Principal Livestock Scientist
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Dolapo Enahoro
Agricultural Economist
Dorine Odongo
communications and Knowledge management specialist
Edgar Edwin Twine
Post Doctoral Fellow - Value Chain Economist
Erick Rutto
Research Technician III-Data Systems

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