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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

Scientists from ILRI's Food Safety and Zoonoses program presented at the 6th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture held in Nairobi, Kenya on 27-30 October 2014.

AgHealth, Oct/2014

“The hitherto overlooked Brachiaria grasses have returned home to Africa and have been warmly embraced by smallholder dairy farmers in eastern Africa.” Presenting a paper co-authored by nine scientists from seven institutions including the BecA-ILRI Hub, Dr Brigitte Maas from International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) gave an overview of the research, successes and challenges [...]

Beca-ILRI Hub, Oct/2014

A number of lessons, success stories and even some negative change stories are expected to emerge from Africa RISING research-for-development interventions in the Ethiopian highlands. As part of our approach to monitor and evaluate the impact of Africa RISING innovation platforms, we plan to use the ‘Most Significant Change’ (MSC) technique in our monitoring and evaluation framework. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Oct/2014

This week, IFPRI and Africa RISING/ILRI organized a one day training for Africa RISING Ethiopia researchers on a Project Monitoring and Mapping Tool (PMMT). Continue reading

Africa RISING, Oct/2014

In this 4-minute film, Purvi Mehta-Bhatt from ILRI in India talks with MS Swaminathan on the establishment of ILRI its contributions to synergies between livestock research and public policy in India, especially in supporting the country's dairy production. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Oct/2014

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) aims to employ the highest standards in its research, including the ways it engages with partners and stakeholders. Informed consent is a key approach to ensure that ILRI research is not exploiting the people it work with and aims to serve. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Oct/2014

Highlights of the 40-year anniversary event of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) held at the institute's headquarters in the Kabete suburb of Nairobi, Kenya, last week (1 Oct 2014). Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Oct/2014

Communities in Tanzania and the region could unknowingly be exposing themselves to potential health problems as a result of consuming foods that are contaminated with high levels of mycotoxins – poisonous chemicals that are produced by certain types of fungi and which are harmful to both humans and livestock. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Oct/2014

The Africa RISING-HarvestChoice team at IFPRI has produced three tools to help evaluate the impact of agricultural technology and R&D interventions, in terms of their profitability, benefits, and yield gap closure. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Sep/2014

ILRI scientist Delia Grace received the 2014 Trevor Blackburn Award of the British Veterinary Association for her work on animal welfare, animal health and food safety in the developing world.

AgHealth, Sep/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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