Tropentag 2023

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9th International Greenhouse Gas and Animal Agriculture Conference


Tropentag 2023

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9th International Greenhouse Gas and Animal Agriculture Conference

Better lives through livestock

We work to improve food security and reduce poverty through research for better and more sustainable use of livestock

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Climate change, mosquitoes and disease: Battling a lethal trio in northern Kenya

Cows drinking water in a drying river in Isiolo country, Kenya


New collaboration on pathogen surveillance announced by CGIAR and Concentric by Ginkgo

Around the venue at Africa Climate Summit. Photo credit: UNFCCC/Lucia Vasquez-2


The impact of climate change on health and livelihoods of farming communities in Africa: A complex and integrated challenge

A woman vet prepares vaccine for delivery


How public-private partnerships will revolutionize women farmer empowerment in rural Ghana

herd of cattle and landscape


ILRI researchers and partners explore opportunities to support community climate adaptation in Baringo County, Kenya

Dairying in Bomet County, Kenya


Charting a transformative path: ILRI’s new strategy is built in consultation with partners and stakeholders worldwide, starting with Kenya 

Group photo of Somalia round table (ILRI / Terry Mwenda)

Exploring investment opportunities for the livestock sector in Somalia

Learn about ILRI in the CGIAR

CGIAR research is carried out through a number of CGIAR Research Initiatives and platforms. ILRI is actively engaged in several of these initiatives and platforms. The ILRI strategy contains further details on its research and how it fits in the CGIAR research portfolio.

Climate adaptation and mitigation

Environmental health and biodiversity

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Nutrition, health and food security

Poverty reduction, livelihoods and jobs

Browse ILRI Publications

Policies and Design Processes to Enable Transformation

  • Pereira, Laura
  • Vrettos, Chris
  • Cramer, Laura K.
  • Drimie, Scott
  • Muiderman, Karlijn
  • Schapendonk, Frans
  • Stringer, Lindsay C.
  • Veeger, Marieke
  • Vervoort, Joost
  • Wamukoya, George

Opportunities to quantify resilience of dairy cattle to environmental stressors in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Oloo, Richard Dooso
  • Ekine-Dzivenu, Chinyere C.
  • Ojango, Julie M.K.
  • Gebreyohanes, Gebregziabher
  • Mrode, Raphael A.
  • Okeyo Mwai, Ally
  • Chagunda, Mizeck G.G.

Co-infections of respiratory pathogens and gastro-intestinal parasites in smallholder pig production systems in Uganda

  • Oba, Peter
  • Wieland, Barbara
  • Mwiine, F.N.
  • Erume, J.
  • Dione, Michel M.

New directions for tackling food safety risks in the informal sector of developing countries

  • Henson, S.
  • Jaffee, S.
  • Wang, S.

Learn more about ILRI Research

All of ILRI’s research outputs are available for free online. We strive to communicate science in accessible formats.

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Discover livestock science with our videos. Come to the field with our scientists meet the livestock communities around the world.

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View Presentations

For a snapshot of the latest findings presented by ILRI scientists, browse or download these presentations.

Browse Datasets

Open science needs open data. Browse through our datasets to see the numbers behind our science.

World Zoonoses Day: Protecting our shared world

World Zoonoses Day: Protecting our shared world

Keeping milk and meat safe in informal markets

Keeping milk and meat safe in informal markets

Livestock-derived foods are needed in developing countries

Livestock-derived foods are needed in developing countries

Peter Singer, Rebecca Doyle and Michel Dione

Animal welfare in lower- to middle-income countries, with Peter Singer

Woman with child

Roger Thurow on global poverty - Part 1

Children playing in Zebilla, Bawku West District of the Upper East Region, northern Ghana.

Roger Thurow on the global burden of malnutrition - Part 2

Evaluation of a candidate thermotolerant vaccine against peste des petits ruminants in Mali

  • Sidibé, C.A.K.
  • Séry, A.
  • Kantao, O.
  • Fall, Abdou
  • Niang, M.
  • Dione, Michel M.

Successful research-for-development partnerships: ILRI and CGIAR centers in the IGAD region

  • Flintan, Fiona E.

Overview of Ukama Ustawi scaling pathways

  • Jacobs-Mata, Inga
  • Girvetz, Evan H.
  • Thierfelder, Christian
  • Zulu-Hume, Mercy F.
  • Joshi, Deepa
  • Dror, Iddo

MorePork - RHoMIS midline survey of smallholder pig producers in Uganda

  • Ouma, Emily A.
  • Lukuyu, Ben A.
  • Lutakome, Pius
  • Hammond, James
  • Teufel, Nils

Replication data for: Consumer preferences and market segmentation for differentiated beef with less environmental impact

  • Enciso, Karen
  • Burkart, Stefan

Pig production in Uganda - adapting to climate change

  • Zaake, Paul
  • Paul, Birthe K.
  • Marshall, Karen
  • Notenbaert, An Maria Omer
  • Ouma, Emily A.
  • Dione, Michel M.
  • Ouma, George O.
  • Ndambi, Asaah O.