Uganda

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

Earlier this month, on 14 Jun 2016, staff of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) helped organize a side event during the 7th Africa Agriculture Science Week on ‘How research is contributing to Livestock Development Strategy for Africa (LiDESA)’. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Jun/2016
Tremendous research progress has been made over the last ten years to better control the deadly African disease of cattle known as East Coast fever. This disease is caused by a single-celled organism, Theileria parva, which is carried by some tick species. Cattle become infected when a tick carrying the parasite takes a blood-meal from the animal over several days. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Jun/2016
The smallholder pg value chain project in Uganda recently produced two posters - for farmers and for butchers - giving information on how to recognize African Swine fever (ASF). Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Jun/2016
On 3–4 May 2016, policymakers from climate change departments of Kenya and Uganda met with scientists from CCAFS and ILRI for discussions on development of regional greenhouse gas inventories. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, May/2016
This report provides summary information of the farmers participating in the EADD longitudinal survey. The analysis is drawn from data gathered during the farmer recruitment survey. Section 2 of the report provides a brief on the survey methodology, while sections 3 and 4 provide regional and country specific summary statistics. Continue reading →
ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, May/2016
On 3 and 4 May 2016, policy makers from climate change departments of Kenya and Uganda met with scientists from the Mazingira Centre, and the coordination team from the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) for discussions on development of regional GHG inventories. Continue reading →
Livestock system and environment , May/2016
In this study, the nutritional values and seasonal availability of 43 local feed ingredients for pigs in Uganda, were estimated based on nutrient analyses and literature values, information needed to develop low-cost balanced rations for pigs on smallholder farms. Continue reading →
Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, May/2016
On 26 April 2o16, the Uganda smallholder pig value chains project hosted a delegation from the Irish Embassy in Uganda. Led by Frank Kirwan, the embassy’s Head of Cooperation and Daniel Muwolobi, Senior Governance Advisor, the delegation sought to assess the outcomes of the interventions of the MorePORK project, funded by Irish Aid under its Economic Opportunities cluster. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Apr/2016
In Uganda, pig multi-stakeholder platforms in the the central region of the country have embraced the opportunities presented by smartphones enhance communication and knowledge sharing. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Apr/2016
Smallholder dairy farmers participating in Kenya and Uganda are set to benefit from an innovative and interactive mobile-based system allowing them to effectively record farm events and gain access to productivity-enhancing information and services. Continue reading →
ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Apr/2016

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Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Asaah Ndambi
Livestock Scientist
Brian Kawuma
Communications Specialist
Christine Atherstone
consultant
Eliza Smith
Research Fellow
Emily Awuor Ouma
Agricultural Economist
Florence Mutua
post doctoral scientist
Kristina Roesel
Coordinator "Safe Food, Fair Food" project
Michel Mainack Dione
Animal Health Scientist
Peter Lule Mulindwa
Research Technician

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