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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

On 22 July 2014, Delia Grace and Johanna Lindahl, food safety researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute, presented on aflatoxins, animal health and the safety of animal-source foods during a virtual briefing organized by the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development.

AgHealth, Aug/2014

In this interview, Robert Richardson introduces himself and his work with Africa RISING. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in the project. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Aug/2014

The July 2014 issue of Partners Magazine, the flagship publication of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), features an article on an ACIAR-funded project led by the International Livestock Research Institute that uses a risk assessment approach towards improving the safety of pig and pork value chains in Vietnam.

AgHealth, Aug/2014

A group of scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) will join hundreds of ecohealth researchers from all over the world for the fifth biennial conference of the International Association for Ecology and Health which begins today, 11 August 2014, in Montréal, Canada.

AgHealth, Aug/2014

'Ng’ombe planner' is designed to record milk production, fertility, calving, curative measures undertaken and general preventive treatment such as dipping or spraying. The tool will provide feedback to the farmer where necessary. Continue reading

ILRI BioSciences, Aug/2014

Recognising that complex challenges within livestock science require an interdisciplinary approach, Iain Wright describes the importance of investing in ‘upstream’ and applied research to increase food security and reduce poverty. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Aug/2014

Recently, several CGIAR staff and national partners from the Africa RISING project and the Humidtropics Program in Ethiopia travelled to Kisumu, Kenya (from 22-27 June 2014) to attend a training organized by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) on how to set up and operate innovation platforms (IPs). Continue reading

Africa RISING, Aug/2014

Inorganic fertilizers have a bad name in Babati (Tanzania) and are accused of ruining soils. Dispelling this myth and urging farmers to use them to boost their production was one of the key messages at a Farmers’ Field Day held in Babati District, 21 - 22 May 2014. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jul/2014

Gerardine Mukeshimana, a plant molecular biologist at the Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI Hub) has been appointed Minister for Agriculture and Animal Resources in Rwanda. Until her swearing in on 24 July 2014, Mukeshimana was a key member of a research team at the BecA-ILRI Hub that is developing strategies for […]

BioInnovate Africa, Jul/2014

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

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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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