markets

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

An analysis of smallholder integration into agri-food markets was carried out by researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Wageningen University, through a case study of an ongoing smallholder dairy development program in Tanzania, locally referred to as 'Maziwa Zaidi'. Continue reading →
ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Feb/2017
The experience of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partner scientists in 2015–2016 highlights how research and policy analysis guide prioritization of livestock investments and interventions that transform livestock value chains enabling men and women smallholder farmers to improve their lives. However, building on solid research, it is the training of key stakeholders and research support which delivers direct benefits to value chains actors and poor consumers of animal-source foods. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Feb/2017
Over 400 farmers from the Menz area of North Shewa Zone in Amhara, Ethiopia attended a training on collective marketing to create a common understanding among farmers of what marketing groups are, why farmers need them, how they are formed and managed, and how such groups can be employed in small ruminant marketing. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Dec/2016
No mean feat: Putting reindeer and goat and chicken (and parts thereof) on Christmas tables in the Arctic and Africa. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Dec/2016
This year (2016), Alemu Defersha has fattened 42 animals and sold them in the Kera livestock market in Addis Ababa, making a profit of 4,093 (USD 185) per animal. Continue reading →
LIVES, Dec/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
Population growth, expansion of farming lands and changing farming systems have led to many Ethiopian farmers adopting intensive livestock keeping practices. In the Amhara Region, dairy and cattle fattening practices are increasingly embraced by farmers. LIVES has piloted cattle fattening fairs in the region to help empower cattle fatteners with the information they need to make informed market choices.Continue reading →https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=lives-ethiopia.org&blog=36031825&post=57..." width=...
LIVES, Nov/2016
A final stakeholder workshop of a project that examined the factors, processes and incentives that influence Indonesian livestock farmers and their participation in feed markets in the country took place on 23 August 2016 in East Java, Indonesia. Continue reading →
ILRI Asia, Nov/2016
Identifying key leverage points and improving market linkages between farmers, input suppliers and traders is key for value chain development. But success depends on involving all key actors and helping them understand what and how they can contribute to the process. Continue reading →
LIVES, Oct/2016
A first look at a revamped ILRI program: Policy, Value Chains and Livelihoods Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Oct/2016

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Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant III - Communication/Documentation
Birhanu Megersa Lenjiso
Post-Doctoral Scientist
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Catherine Mueni Mutuku
Programme Management Officer (PMO)
Edgar Edwin Twine
Scientist
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Kaleb Shiferaw
Research officer I
Sirak Bahta
ILRI project representative, Botswana

People working on markets

Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant III - Communication/Documentation
Birhanu Megersa Lenjiso
Post-Doctoral Scientist
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Catherine Mueni Mutuku
Programme Management Officer (PMO)
Edgar Edwin Twine
Scientist
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Kaleb Shiferaw
Research officer I
Sirak Bahta
ILRI project representative, Botswana