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Africa RISING is contributing to changing the fates of children in Koutiala city in the Sikasso region of Mali by supporting an initiative to educate young mothers and pregnant women about ways of preparing nutritious meals for their infants using whole grain cereals. The initiative dubbed, the nutrition field schools program is improving child health and freeing up women’s time.So far 290 people have participated in nutrition field schools (94% women) and about 600 households have benefited from collective demonstrations. The consumption of whole grain sorghum increased in six villages. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Apr/2015

Originally posted on ILRI Asia:
Researchers at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) are among the authors of a new book on One Health: The theory and practice of integrated health approaches published by CABI in March 2015. ILRI’s Hung Nguyen and Delia Grace are among the contributors to this book ? Hung Nguyen, a…

AgHealth, Apr/2015

In a guest commentary written for the 2015 Global Food Security Symposium, John McDermott of IFPRI and Delia Grace of ILRI call for food safety systems to be tailored for different country contexts.

AgHealth, Apr/2015

Last month, experts in feeds and forages discussed ways forward for the Feeds and Forages flagship of the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish, which held a virtual review and planning meeting 23–26 March 2015. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Apr/2015

Last month, animal geneticists and breeders discussed ways forward for livestock and fish breeding in the developing countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America in an Animal Genetics flagship of the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish, which held a virtual review and planning meeting 23–26 March 2015. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Apr/2015

A recent analysis by IFPRI and ILRI of 20 livestock and fish value chains in Africa and Asia shows how gender differences in value chain participation influence exposure to risk.

AgHealth, Apr/2015

The review and planning meeting of the Africa RISING West Africa project ended on 25 March 2015 with partners committing to take integration of research activities a notch higher in 2015. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Apr/2015

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

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Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
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
Evalyne Nyawira Njiiri
Environment Occupational Health and Safety Officer, research

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Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
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

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