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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

An ILRI project in Somalia aims to strengthen local capacity to mobilize and use knowledge from Somali livestock research in decision making. It also aims to enhance the capacities of public and private sectors to improve livestock products’ marketing and safety. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Dec/2014

The global dominant development issue this year Sustainable Development is front and centre. Though sustainability means different things to different people, one thing becomes clearer: Convergence on the importance of Capacity Development and Partnerships with over ten references made in the UN Sustainable Development Goals document. 2014, my first full year working for ILRI and … Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Dec/2014

The finalized Livestock and Fish CRP Commissioned External Evaluation (CCEE) report on the Program’s value chain approach is now publicly available. The report makes 24 recommendations and 29 suggestions, subdivided according to four main areas of investigation and 12 evaluation questions. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Dec/2014

The CIAT-led project ‘Sustainable Intensification of Crop-livestock Systems through Improved Forages’, funded by the USAID Linkage program with the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish aims to assess environmental impacts of tropical forage technologies. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Dec/2014

The “Nutritious-system pond farming in Vietnam” project of WorldFish and Wageningen UR aims to increase the contribution of naturally occurring food in the diets of farmed fish and shrimp. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Dec/2014

Scaling up transdisciplinary research so that a systems approach can be applied by more and more scientists could make a huge contribution to development in smallholder farming. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Dec/2014

Often, adoption of new technologies or practices designed to improve people’s, lives does not take place due to various factors including lack of understanding by communities and the absence of support for the innovations from leadership. Félix Meutchieye, Cameroon national coordinator of the “Harnessing genetic diversity for improved goat productivity” project speaks about the strides [...]

Beca-ILRI Hub, Dec/2014

Over the years, cutting edge tools, technologies and approaches have been implemented to increase understanding of the bovine immune system and mechanisms of pathogen control. Despite limited funding, compared to human immunological research, ILRAD/ILRI have made tremendous progress in bovine immunological research which remains a research focus at ILRI. Continue reading

ILRI BioSciences, Dec/2014

The master plan, which ILRI contributed to, is based on a qualitative and fact-based livestock sector model and analysis. The new plan will see improvement in Ethiopia’s poultry breeds and forages and the creation and maintenance of a livestock population database in the country. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Dec/2014

ILRI’s integration of epidemiology with agricultural economics and other social sciences has offered a unique approach for assessing the economic impact of animal disease, and for evaluating the implications of intervention options, whether at farm, national or global level. Continue reading

ILRI BioSciences, Dec/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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