women

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on women. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to women. See ILRI research on other subjects

The Rahwa poultry association, which is run by eight women in Tigray, used the LIVES mini incubator to increased egg hatchability from 55- 83%. Continue reading →
LIVES, May/2016
Last month, a Livestock and Fish gender integration writeshop pulled together the learning and experiences from 14 gender integrated technical, systems and value chain research projects from across the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish. Here are three points of reflection from the KIT team. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, May/2016
Mrs Tadelech Lachemo took part in Africa RISING"s potato seed multiplication training in June 2014. She received 7 quintals of the improved (Gudene) potato variety - the variety was selected based on preferences expressed during an Africa RISING field day. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, May/2016
Note: This is the sixth in a series of articles on ‘Curds and goats, lives and livelihoods—A dozen stories from northern and eastern India’. PART 6: Odisha Odyssey: The Arcadian landscapes and tribal goat keepers of Mayurbhanj Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, May/2016
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
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
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. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Apr/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

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