Capacity development

Capacity development at ILRI

Capacity development at ILRI involves the development of attitudes, skills, institutional set ups as well as knowledge in agricultural research and development. ILRI works with individuals, organizations and institutions engaged in research and development as well as those making agricultural investment decisions at all levels across the sector.

ILRI views its capacity development work as an integral element to successful livestock research for development. This refers to the intentional and purpose-driven efforts to increase the capacity of its stakeholders to undertake and use research to generate development outcomes and scale up in a sustainable manner. In this respect, capacity development is an integral and essential part of successful livestock research for development that delivers outcomes and impact. People, results and outcomes are thus associated with many units and projects at ILRI; leadership is provided by ILRI’s Capacity Development Unit.

Twenty animal health workers from Chobe, Central District and South-East District in Botswana benefited from a week-long introductory training course in participatory epidemiology that was held at Serowe, Central District, Botswana on 19 – 24 November 2012. The objective of the training course was to equip the participants with basic knowledge of epidemiology, disease surveillance … Continue reading →
Botswana Livestock, Jan/2013