East Africa

ILRI is operating in East Africa with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, and a second principal campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
 
See the countries where we work

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and The International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) have been organizing a tailor made gender capacity development intervention for the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish research and development partners in Ethiopia. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Jan/2017
In this blog, one of the many researchers hosted by the Mazingira Centre under its objective of capacity development, Shade Akinsete from the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, shares her experience as a Postdoctoral fellow (funded via Climate Impacts Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement – CIRCLE – program) - at the Centre. Continue reading →
Mazingira, Jan/2017
During phase I, the project has learned a number of lessons in Ethiopia that will be key to designing an effective phase II that will generate development impacts at scale. These include issues around partnerships, capacity development, research management, budget utilization and specific approaches to exploratory and action research. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, Jan/2017
The Maziwa Zaidi (MZ) program held a critical reflection workshop in November 2016 to analyse progress made against expected outcomes in its Theory of Change (ToC) over the last 12 months. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Jan/2017
By Fred Masika, visiting scientist at the Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub The modernization of agriculture in Africa has led to the focus on cultivation of a very limited variety of...
Beca-ILRI Hub, Jan/2017
A group of farmers in Kisumu County of Kenya promise to lead the western region of Kenya as the next frontier in dairy production. So successful has the group been in marshaling collective action, that they have received policy makers’ recognition. Continue reading →
AVCD, Jan/2017
Originally posted on Livestock Systems and the Environment: Moses Muyang’ai (centre) shows his farm records (photo credit: ILRI/James Audho). The north eastern region of Kenya is home to pastoralists whose livelihoods mostly depend on the sale and consumption of livestock and their products. But the pastoral production systems in the region are characterized by low growth rates…
AVCD, Jan/2017
In Ethiopia, in recent months, project staff have been particularly busy with three activities: a) innovation platform (IP) work, b) enumerators' training and c) procurement of the chicks, hatching and brooding. Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Jan/2017
Insights from an economic evaluation of Africa RISING post-harvest technology (Purdue Improved Crop Storage bags) in Tanzania reveal how much farmers are benefitting by adopting the improved storage bags over the conventional storage options. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, Jan/2017
This working paper reports on a study in Ethiopia to: i) assess the nature and diversity of irrigation institutions in the study schemes; ii) evaluate existing institutions service delivery with respect to selected attributes and draw useful lessons; and iii) identify appropriate interventions. Continue reading →
LIVES, Jan/2017

Pages

Abdisemet Bulle Osman
AVCD Field Coordinator, Wajir
Abenet Yabowork
Knowledge Curation Manager
Amos Omore
ILRI-Tanzania Country Representative
Anne Gesare
Research Analyst
Anthony Wamai
A.Wamai@cgiar.org
Barack Wamkaya Wanjawa
Engineering Maintenance Coordinator
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Beatrice Orenja Anyona
Senior P&OD Assistant
Ben Lukuyu
Animal Nutrition
Benjamin Ashuma
Finance Manager

Pages

Contact:
Iain Wright

Photos

Video

People working on East Africa

Abdisemet Bulle Osman
AVCD Field Coordinator, Wajir
Abenet Yabowork
Knowledge Curation Manager
Amos Omore
ILRI-Tanzania Country Representative
Anne Gesare
Research Analyst
Anthony Wamai
A.Wamai@cgiar.org
Barack Wamkaya Wanjawa
Engineering Maintenance Coordinator
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Beatrice Orenja Anyona
Senior P&OD Assistant

Pages