ILRI films and video

Jimmy Smith (ILRI) about Livestock and Development

Jimmy Smith (ILRI) about Livestock and Development Smith, J.W. The Director General of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) tells us about the important role of livestock as solutions to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Global Agenda. The Livestock Global Alliance partnered with the International Agri-Food Network and a number of other organizations to host “Agriculture and Food Day to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals”, which was held at the Yale Club in New York City on July 13, 2017. The event raised awareness of the critical need for investment in Goal 2 on ending hunger and its interlinkages with the other SDGs under focus during the High Level Political Forum, held at the United Nations in New York the same week.

Livestock's role in boosting nutrition in Africa

Livestock's role in boosting nutrition in Africa Dube, Sikhalazo In a region where malnutrition and stunting levels are high, animal-source foods can boost protein levels for children who need it. Sikhalazo Dube explains why livestock is critical for boosting nutrition in Africa.

How livestock builds resilient households

How livestock builds resilient households Mulema, Annet Why are sheep like cabbage? Because they can provide an income for families all year round. Having livestock can help rural communities become more resilient, especially if they are in the hands of women.

Uandalizi wa chakula cha ng’ombe wa maziwa kwa njia ya silage

Uandalizi wa chakula cha ng’ombe wa maziwa kwa njia ya silage International Livestock Research Institute Filamu hii inaonyesha usanifu asili na ustawishaji wa teknologia ya silage kutokana na viazi vitamu uliofanywa na Kituo cha Mazingira Centre kinachohusika na utafiti na elimu katika International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). Kazi hii imetekelezwa chini ya mradi wa Green Innovation Centres (GIAE) kwa niaba ya wizara ya serikali ya Ujerumani ya ushirikiano wa uchumi na maendeleo (BMZ).

Sweet potato silage for better dairy feeding and feed management

Sweet potato silage for better dairy feeding and feed management International Livestock Research Institute This is an instructional video on how to prepare sweet potato vine silage for dairy feeding. It was produced under a project, in Kenya, implemented by ILRI’s Mazingira Centre on Innovative Feeding Approaches for Dairy Farmers, implemented under a Green Innovation Centres (GIAE) program funded by the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ). The original design and development of the Sweet Potato Vine Silage (SPVS) technology was carried out by the International Potato Center (CIP) with assistance from the University of Nairobi.

First International Agribiodiversity Congress in India

First International Agribiodiversity Congress in India Smith, J.W. A filmed message by Jimmy Smith, director general of ILRI, to participants at the 1st International Agribiodiversity Congress held 6-9 November 2016 in New Delhi, India.

Peter Doherty on the role of science supporting Africa's food production

Peter Doherty on the role of science supporting Africa's food production Doherty, P. Peter Doherty, Nobel Prize Laureate for Physiology or Medicine–1996, and ILRI patron, speaks about Africa's potential in food production and the role of research and capacity development in supporting more productive agriculture. He emphasizes the opportunities for Africa to move from food imports to total food security, based on evidence based strategies. Filmed in September 2016.

Peter Doherty on zoonotic plagues

Peter Doherty on zoonotic plagues Doherty, P. Peter Doherty, Nobel Prize Laureate for Physiology or Medicine–1996, and ILRI patron, on zoonotic plagues. Filmed in September 2016.

Peter Doherty on international livestock research and ILRI

Peter Doherty on international livestock research and ILRI Doherty, P. Peter Doherty, Nobel Prize Laureate for Physiology or Medicine–1996, and ILRI patron, speaks about his earlier work with ILRAD, ILCA and ILRI and their contributions to livestock research in Africa. Filmed in September 2016.

Peter Doherty on poultry genetics and the importance of eggs in African diets

Peter Doherty on poultry genetics and the importance of eggs in African diets Doherty, P. Peter Doherty, Nobel Prize Laureate for Physiology or Medicine–1996, and ILRI patron, speaks on ILRI's work on poultry and eggs, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Filmed in September 2016.

Innovation platforms for dairy development in India and Tanzania

Innovation platforms for dairy development in India and Tanzania Ravichandran, T.; Maass, Brigitte; Mundy, P.; Duncan, Alan; Ballantyne, Peter This animation describes how ILRI-supported innovation platforms have helped to improve smallholder milk production in Tanzania and India through the MilkiT project.

Working out how to improve livestock feeding: The FEAST feed assessment tool

Working out how to improve livestock feeding: The FEAST feed assessment tool Lukuyu, Ben; Wassena, Fred J; Paul, Birthe; Mundy, P.; Duncan, Alan The ILRI-supported MilkiT project has used the Feed Assessment Tool (FEAST) to address livestock feeding challenges and provide solutions for smallholder livestock farmers in India and Tanzania.

Smallholder dairying: Better marketing or better feeding—Which comes first?

Smallholder dairying: Better marketing or better feeding—Which comes first? Teufel, N; Mundy, P.; Duncan, A.J. This animation describes how the ILRI-supported MilkiT project set up innovation platforms to understand the needs of smallholder farmers' in India and Tanzania to help them better feed their animals and sell more milk.

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