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On 29 August 2016, the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) and the International Livestock Research Institute signed a memorandum of agreement that will pave way for deepening their collaboration in agricultural research for development. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Aug/2016
The Feed Assessment Tool (FEAST) was one of the key tools used in the milkIT project to assess local feed resource availability and use, guiding targeting and appropriate intervention strategies. This video explains how FEAST was used in the project: Continue reading →
Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, Aug/2016
Crucial to preventing animal diseases is helping farmers understand how certain diseases spread. Researchers at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have developed an information poster and leaflet about the parasitic disease coenurosis which affects sheep an goats. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Aug/2016
The CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network has developed a catalogue that provides an overview of ongoing and past gender related research studies across the CGIAR. Continue reading →
ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Aug/2016
Although environmentally-adapted strains of livestock, are essential to smallholder farmers, there has been a decline in the populations of such breeds, such the 'hardy' Red Massai sheep. A recent poster by scientists at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) emphasizes that through the implementation of various breeding strategies it may be possible to safeguard this drought- and disease-resistant sheep breed, helping increase food security and productivity across southern Kenya Continue reading →
ILRI BioSciences, Aug/2016
A special issue of the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (July 2016) features 12 peer-reviewed articles on aflatoxins in eastern Africa.
AgHealth, Aug/2016
A new study on milk safety in Zambia's Western Province identifies interventions that could help improve quality in smallholder dairy value chains in the area.
AgHealth, Aug/2016
For better livestock production and productivity, it is essential to assess the genetic diversity of the food which is fed to livestock. One of the main food sources for livestock in East Africa is Napier grass. Continue reading →
Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, Aug/2016
According to scientists at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) the 'adoption of more profitable dairy cattle breeds type' by farmers is a stepping stone towards developing nutritional security in Senegal. Continue reading →
ILRI BioSciences, Aug/2016
Originally posted on ILRI news: Depicted in this watercoloured etching, The Ancient of Days, by William Blake, is Urizen, a  figure that for Blake embodied reason and law. Urizen’s outstretched hand holds a compass over the darker void below, representing an event in the Book of Proverbs, ‘when he set a compass upon the face of…
AgHealth, Aug/2016

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People working on research

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
David Pelster
Research Scientist
Dedan Githae
Bioinformatician
Dolapo Enahoro
Agricultural Economist

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