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

On 18 September, as part of its events marking 40 years of international livestock research, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) holds a side event at Tropentag 2014 on Livestock-based options for sustainable food and nutritional security and healthy lives. It will highlight products of livestock research contributing to the global development agenda, from generating research products (performing) to targeting research investments and policymaking (informing) to reshaping whole livestock production systems (transforming). Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Sep/2014

This poster, prepared for the Tropentag 2014 conference, presents an overview of ILRI's research on agriculture-associated diseases.

AgHealth, Sep/2014

Aflatoxins in contaminated feed can end up in milk, meat and eggs. ILRI is leading a research project aimed at measuring and mitigating the risk of aflatoxins in the feed-dairy chain in Kenya.

AgHealth, Sep/2014

Joyce Akol, a molecular biology MSc student with Makerere University and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), has been selected to participate in a two-week training organized by the Biosciences east and central Africa-ILRI (BecA-ILRI) Hub. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Sep/2014

An external evaluation team recently assessed the Smallholder Pig Value Chain Project activities in Uganda. The evaluation sought to review the effectiveness of the program in developing, supporting and implementing the value chain approach at its research for development (R4D) sites and to assess the relevance and efficiency of the program’s value chain approach with a focus on quality of science. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Sep/2014

The International Livestock Research Institute recently published a ‘situational analysis of agricultural production and marketing, and natural resources management systems in northwest Vietnam’ for the Humidtropics CGIAR research program. It is a starting point for the program’s work in one of the four geographical ‘Action Area Flagships’ where innovations are tested to meet the challenges of stakeholders. It paints a comprehensive and broad picture of the current systems that are key to tackling the problems faced in the target field sites. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Sep/2014

In 2013, the Africa RISING project in Ethiopia initiated a series of participatory assessments to diagnose and characterize the farming systems and communities where the project is working. A series of short briefs explains the different approaches and how they were used Continue reading

Africa RISING, Sep/2014

Tarni Cooper, a veterinary scientist at the International Livestock Research Institute, has been named as one of five recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Young Alumni awards of the University of Queensland.

AgHealth, Sep/2014

On 22 July 2014, Delia Grace and Johanna Lindahl, food safety researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute, presented on aflatoxins, animal health and the safety of animal-source foods during a virtual briefing organized by the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development.

AgHealth, Aug/2014

In this interview, Robert Richardson introduces himself and his work with Africa RISING. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in the project. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Aug/2014

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Alan Duncan
Senior Livestock Scientist
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
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
Katie Downie
Coordinator, Technical Consortium
Michel Mainack Dione
Post-doctoral Fellow Animal Health
Munenobu Ikegami
Economist
Randall Ritzema
Scientist - Systems Analysis

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People working on research

Alan Duncan
Senior Livestock Scientist
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
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
Katie Downie
Coordinator, Technical Consortium
Michel Mainack Dione
Post-doctoral Fellow Animal Health

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