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Temple carving in Bhubaneswar (this and all photos on this page by ILRI/Susan MacMillan). Note: This is the fifth in a series of articles on ‘Curds and goats, lives and livelihoods— A dozen stories from northern and eastern India’. PART 5: The ‘Wonder Women’ of Bhubaneswar By Susan MacMillan, of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) … Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Apr/2016

In 2015, ILRI scientists leading genetics projects in Nicaragua and Somaliland took a special interest in the (human) gender dimensions of their projects. Working with the Livestock and Fish Gender Initiative, livestock geneticists Julie Ojango and Karen Marshall decided to dig deeper to discover whether specific gender analysis integrated in their projects could help the communities they work with realize improved genetics gains in their animals. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Apr/2016

From 4-8 April 2016, the program’s gender initiative is convening a writeshop of scientists and gender specialists to bring together results and lessons learned in the past 18 months.

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Livestock and Fish, Apr/2016

Recognizing that gender-informed priority setting and delivery can contribute to inclusion and equity among the women, men and young people involved in livestock-related livelihoods, the Livestock and Fish CRP is integrating gender analysis into the development of livestock-related technologies. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Mar/2016

Empowering rural women, especially in Africa, is vital to enabling poor and vulnerable people to improve their livelihoods, increase their household incomes, overcome poverty and build resilience to impacts of climate change. Continue reading →

ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Mar/2016

Africa RISING conducted a gender capacity assessment in 2015, that aims to direct attention to the importance of gender capacities for the project’s success. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Mar/2016

We're celebrating some of our favourite women heroes and partners at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in honour of International Women's Day, 8 Mar 2016 Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Mar/2016

The N2Africa Ethiopia national team in collaboration with specialists from the Centre for African Family Studies (CAFS), conducted gender training workshop on Mainstreaming Gender into Legume Value Chains in Ethiopia Continue reading

Sustainable Livestock Digest, Dec/2014

Mindy Spyker has joined the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) as a US Borlaug Fellow in Global Food Security for the next five months under the Livelihoods, gender and impact (LGI) program. Spyker is a masters student at the University of South Florida in the field of public health. Her research interests are nutrition, mothers … Continue reading →

ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Jan/2016

The Livestock and Irrigation Value chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project is in a position to support the scaling out of the interventions across the project areas. Continue reading

LIVES, Dec/2015