This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on Mozambique. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to Mozambique. See ILRI research on other countries

The African Chicken Genetic Gains project is on a mission to bring 'more productive chickens to African smallholders'. Led by ILRI, and backed by the deep pockets of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the African Chicken Genetic Gains project aims to improve the genetic makeup of African chickens. The initiative, which is initially being rolled out in Ethiopia, Nigeria and Tanzania, is part of what the Microsoft founder has called his 'big bet' on chickens, which also includes a promise to donate 100,000 of the birds to families and communities in the world's poorest nations. . . . Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Oct/2016
Tremendous research progress has been made over the last ten years to better control the deadly African disease of cattle known as East Coast fever. This disease is caused by a single-celled organism, Theileria parva, which is carried by some tick species. Cattle become infected when a tick carrying the parasite takes a blood-meal from the animal over several days. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Jun/2016
This article investigates gender roles and processes of smallholder goat production and marketing in Inhassoro District, Mozambique. Continue reading →
imGoats, Oct/2015
This report identifies and creates a deeper understanding of the multiple functions goats currently play in the smallholders sector in Mozambique. The paper takes a sociological approach by advancing the thinking that the functions of goats are socially and culturally constructed, and not ‘given’. Continue reading →
imGoats, Aug/2015
The book, Food Safety and Informal Markets: Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa, based on ILRI-led research, is now open access. Continue reading →
Safe Food Fair Food, Jul/2015
Maria Teresa Correa, an epidemiologist and public health professor at North Carolina State University, and Delia Grace, a veterinary epidemiologist and food safety scientist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), have an interesting chapter on an interesting subject — Slum livestock agriculture — published in the Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems (2014). Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Dec/2014
Did you miss some information from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) this year? Here are some BIG tags to help you find it. Take a look! Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Dec/2014
This ILRI research brief shares experiences of the imGoats project in using outcome mapping (OM) to improve planning, monitoring and evaluation of a goat value chain development project in the two countries. Continue reading →
imGoats, Oct/2014
This ILRI research brief shares experiences of the imGoats project in using innovation platforms (IPs) to stimulate innovation and stakeholder interaction in goat value chains in the two countries. Continue reading →
imGoats, Oct/2014
It is almost a year since Kees Swaans presented this paper at an international workshop on New models for innovation for development held at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom in July 2013, but we are now pleased to share with you the open access article: Operationalizing inclusive innovation: Lessons from innovation platforms in livestock value chains in India … Continue reading →
imGoats, Jul/2014