Peter Ballantyne

Peter Ballantyne

Consultant, Communications and Knowledge Management

Ballantyne is former head of Communications and Knowledge Management at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).  He has worked in agricultural information and knowledge for 30 years, championing open access, participatory communications, local content, social media and the use of information and communications technologies in development. He is an experienced facilitator and is involved in several ILRI and CRP projects, contributing especially to engagement and collaboration activities in the Livestock and Fish CRP. Before ILRI, he led communications and knowledge management activities in several research, NGO and policy institutes in the Netherlands.

My Projects

Coordination of AAA/CIARD activities in CGIAR

Coordination of AAA/CIARD activities in CGIAR

My Blog Posts

Sharing country experiences


Capacitating One Health in Eastern and Southern Africa – evidence shows appetite and pathways for institutional change

Screenshot from CGSpace version 7 homepage


Open access to CGIAR research – next steps with our CGSpace community

New project explores approaches to build capacity of next-generation One Health professionals

cgspace meeting


Celebrating an open access knowledge and information repository for CGIAR research

Hot topic

Seizing virtual opportunities for CGIAR research in a pandemic

Moving science events online in a lockdown Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

Community-based sheep breeding programs in Ethiopia generate genetic gains and socioeconomic benefits

Taenia solium cysticercosis: Risk factors, perceptions and practices in smallholder pig production systems in Uganda

Towards innovation-spaces: Slowly evolving the ILRI Nairobi info-centre

My Publications

ILRI publication cover

Climate change and plant health: impact, implications and the role of research for mitigation and adaptation

  • Dubois, Thomas
  • Hadi, Buyung A.R.
  • Vermeulen, Sonja J.
  • Ballantyne, Peter G.
  • Dobermann, Achim
  • Fan, Shenggen
  • Garrett, Karen A.
  • Ibabao, Xenina
  • Ismail, Abdelbagi
  • Jaramillo, Juliana
  • Loboguerrero Rodriguez, Ana María
  • McCutcheon, Steven
  • Njuki, Jemimah
  • Sharma, Tilak Raj
  • Tonnang, Henri E.Z.
  • Pede, Valerien

Report of the Capacitating One Health in Eastern and Southern Africa biennial conference, Pretoria, South Africa, 20–22 November 2023

  • Ballantyne, Peter G.
  • Wairagala, Pamela
  • Yussuf, Buke

Report of the regional workshop on building the capacities of higher educational institutions to educate, train and empower the next generation workforce to tackle One Health issues, Gaborone, Botswana, 22-24 November 2022

  • Yussuf, Buke
  • Ballantyne, Peter G.
  • Richards, Shauna
  • Knight-Jones, Theodore J.D.
  • Caron, Alexandre
  • Mutua, Florence K.
  • Pule-Meulenberg, Flora
  • Grace, Delia

CGSpace and PRMS Information Session

  • Yerramareddy, Indira
  • Yabowork, Abenet
  • Bonaiuti, Enrico
  • Colomer, Julien
  • Ballantyne, Peter G.
  • Orth, Alan S.
  • Victor, Michael

A One Health approach to plant health

  • Hoffmann, Vivian
  • Paul, Birthe K.
  • Falade, Titilayo D.O.
  • Moodley, Arshnee
  • Ramankutty, N.
  • Olawoye, J.
  • Djouaka, R.
  • Lekei, E.
  • Haan, Nicoline C. de
  • Ballantyne, Peter G.
  • Waage, Jeff

ILRI’s CGSpace experience: origins, choices, key lessons and challenges

  • Ballantyne, Peter G.
  • Yabowork, Abenet
  • Orth, Alan S.