food security

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

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
This video comes from the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and its many partners, including ILRI, which is proud to work with CCAFS and its lead centre, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Nov/2016
Discussants at this event unpacked the tensions inherent between developing livestock markets to meet economic goals of the poor and meeting the nutritional needs of poor households raising livestock. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Nov/2016
A first look at a revamped ILRI program: Policy, Value Chains and Livelihoods Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Oct/2016
The Policy Round Table of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), meeting in Rome on 17 Oct 2016, discussed the report on Sustainable Agricultural Development for Food Security and Nutrition: What Roles for Livestock? The report had been launched on 1 July in Rome and is now available in all of the UN languages. The Plenary Session of the Committee endorsed a set of recommendations, drafted during preliminary negotiations led by Ambassador Yaya Olaniran (Nigeria). Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, 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
The following statement and question were delivered by Susan MacMillan on behalf of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) at the 43rd session of the Committee on World Food Security, held at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in Rome, 17–21 Oct 2016. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Oct/2016
Ahead of the CFS43, SIANI spoke with Delia Grace—a veterinary epidemiologist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and a member of the HLPE livestock project team—about the so-called omnivore’s dilemma, the critical issues in livestock production around the world and a vision for policy-makers who will be implementing the HLPE’s recommendations. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Oct/2016
Andrew Mude, an economist and principal scientist at ILRI, is being presented with the 2016 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application today, 12 Oct 2016, for his work leading an innovative livestock insurance program that employs satellite data to help protect livestock herding communities in the Horn of Africa from the devastating effects of drought. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Oct/2016
RHoMIS was developed to efficiently collect a series of harmonized and standardized performance indicators at farm household level, especially targeting smallholder farmers in developing (or now maybe better: low income) countries. Continue reading →
Livestock system and environment , Sep/2016

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Johanna Lindahl
Scientist
Kaleb Shiferaw
Research officer I
Lutz Merbold
Senior Scientist Mazingira Centre
Munenobu Ikegami
Economist

People working on food security

Johanna Lindahl
Scientist
Kaleb Shiferaw
Research officer I
Lutz Merbold
Senior Scientist Mazingira Centre
Munenobu Ikegami
Economist