Communications

To achieve its strategic objectives of developing, testing, adapting and promoting science-based practices, providing compelling scientific evidence to decision makers and developing capacities, ILRI invests in communications and knowledge management.

 

This work is led at the corporate level by the communications and knowledge management unit. Communications specialists are also embedded across different projects and programs ensuring that actions are close to activities. ILRI’s data is managed and made accessible by the research methods group

 

The following are highlights of a new CGIAR paper advancing ways to make agricultural science make a bigger difference to development outcomes. We describe a theory-of-change approach to an agricultural research for development program. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Jan/2017
Take a look below at the top ten viewed articles published in 2016 on the ILRI Clippings blog. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Jan/2017
Take a look below at the top ten viewed articles published in 2016 on the ILRI News blog. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Jan/2017
This year, with a pilot project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation starting in Sep 2016, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) stepped up its advocacy work supporting livestock development for a more sustainable and equitable world. The following are among ILRI's top advocacy communications of 2016. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Dec/2016
ILRI's CKM team recently supported the process leading to and facilitating a 'National coordination and experience sharing forum (NCESF) in the area of food security and resilience building programs in Ethiopia'. This experience went well beyond typical event support and offered interesting opportunities for ILRI more widely. This post also looks at lessons learned in the process. Continue reading →
Maarifa, Dec/2016
This week, Jimmy Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), led a delegation from ILRI to the Second High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC HLM2), held in Nairobi, Kenya. On 30 Nov 2016, Smith participated in a panel discussion highlighting the essential role of business in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and providing guidance for how governments and development partners can support responsible, inclusive and sustainable business. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Dec/2016
We can shrink the carbon footprint of livestock, but we need to properly measure their emissions first. Opinion piece written by Polly Ericksen. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Nov/2016
What might seem like a silver bullet to reduce greenhouse gas emissions risks undermining other development goals such as ending hunger, improving health and eliminating poverty. We cannot ignore the important role that animal-source foods play, especially in developing countries, when we talk about tackling climate change. Instead we need to find a middle ground. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Nov/2016
Developed through the mNutrition Initiative, the Nutrition Knowledge Bank (going live today) aims to help bridge the gap between information providers and users by providing an open-access store of both nutrition-sensitive agricultural approaches and nutrition-specific health interventions. Continue reading →
Maarifa, Oct/2016
Jimmy Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), in a webinar today hosted by Food Tank, presented the case for sustainable livestock development in low- and middle-income countries helping the world achieve food and nutritional security. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Oct/2016

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