Partnerships manages activities that enhance ILRI’s many collaborative arrangements, including negotiating and maintaining a register of memoranda of understanding and letters of agreement with all partner institutions; managing visitor programs, primarily to ILRI's two principal campuses, in Nairobi and Addis Ababa; managing special initiatives such as the CGIAR Collective Action for Eastern and Southern Africa and the Livestock Program of the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa; and providing the secretariat to the ILRI Board of Trustees.