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Dans cet entretien, Clarisse Umutoni retrace les raisons de sa présence dans le projet Africa RISING et les activités qu'elle mène en Afrique de l'Ouest, en rapport avec l'élevage... Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jul/2014

Scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute have published a report of a risk assessment to determine the threat of the deadly Ebola virus in the pig value chain in Uganda.

AgHealth, Jul/2014

‘Sustainable intensification of crop-livestock systems through improved forages’ is this year’s CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish and US university linkages winning proposal. ‘The core of the cooperation with Washington State University is to calibrate CropSyst for selected forages, support ongoing work on adding inter-cropping to the functionalities of CropSyst and apply it in case studies in Southern Africa. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Jul/2014

The Nile Basin Development Challenge (NBDC) in Ethiopia distilled insights, findings and experiences into eight key messages which, taken together, contribute to new water and land management paradigm that enables poor smallholder farmers improve their food security, livelihoods and incomes while conserving the natural resource base. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Jul/2014

In 2014, to mark 40 years of its international research, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is facilitating a series of events that highlight the ways in which livestock research advances the global development agenda, specifically for sustainable food and nutritional security, economic well-being and healthy lives. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Jul/2014

It is almost a year since Kees Swaans presented this paper at an international workshop on New models for innovation for development held at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom in July 2013, but we are now pleased to share with you the open source article: Operationalizing inclusive innovation: Lessons from innovation platforms in livestock value chains in […]

imGoats, Jul/2014

A recent study has found that wildlife are an important source of tick-borne diseases of livestock, with 70% of emerging pathogens originating from wildlife. The study found evidence of previously unknown parasite genotypes that may be infective to both small ruminants and equids (horses). Climate change could fuel the spread of such pathogens through the spread of their tick vector further impacting livestock production. Continue reading

ILRI BioSciences, Jun/2014

In far-flung Seloto Village, Babati district, Manyara Region, Northern Tanzania, a trail-blazing farmer participating in the Africa RISING project shows researchers how farming system integration works. Farmer Andrea Mayi is successfully integrating crop, livestock, and tree farming in his 6-acre (4.2 hectares) farm consisting of 1.2 hectares (3 acres) each of crops and livestock farming systems, and a tree farm. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jun/2014

In May, an international conference on building resilience for food and nutrition security featured scientists from ILRI's Food Safety and Zoonoses program talking about food safety.

AgHealth, Jun/2014

The LIVES project logical framework requires that we conduct rigorous impact evaluation at the end of the project life. In the past few months, many of the LIVES project team members were out in the field to collect household level baseline survey data. The surveys made use of Computer Assisted Personal Interviewer (CAPI) technology to administer the questionnaires. The actual field work took about two months. The data collected will also be used to conduct quantitative diagnostic analysis during the lifetime of the project. Continue reading http://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=lives-ethiopia.org&blog=36031825&post=1171&...

LIVES, Jun/2014

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Alan Duncan
Senior Livestock Scientist
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
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
Silvia Alonso Alvarez
Post-doctoral scientist

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People working on research

Alan Duncan
Senior Livestock Scientist
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
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

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