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

A seminar at the 2016 World Water Week featured an ILRI presentation on the role of the livestock sector in sustainable agricultural development.
AgHealth, Aug/2016
Originally posted on ILRI Asia: ILRI’s Hung Nguyen (second from left) participated in the ‘One Water, One Health’ panel at the 2016 Singapore International Water Week (photo credit: ILRI). A global water management event which aimed at sharing and co-creating innovative water solutions was recently held in Singapore. The Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), held…
AgHealth, Aug/2016
The Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), held 10–14 July 2016, brought together several stakeholders in the international water industry to exchange best practices, showcase latest technologies and promote business opportunities. Continue reading →
ILRI Asia, Aug/2016
This paper reviews existing methods for assessing livestock water resource use, recognizing that water plays a vital role in global food supply and that livestock production systems consumes a large amount of the available water resources. Continue reading →
Livestock system and environment , May/2016
Exactly four days following Easter Sunday this year, the ‘long rains’ arrived in Nairobi, watering the earth, flooding the streets, pounding the rooftops. All night that night, and all night the following nights, the kusi monsoon, blowing inland from across the Indian Ocean, has delivered the beating rain. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Apr/2016
ILRI veterinary epidemiologist Bernard Bett warns that flood irrigation to boost food production may have the negative side-effect of increasing the risk of vector-borne diseases like malaria and dengue fever.
AgHealth, Mar/2016
Brad Ridoutt, a principal research scientist with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency and an international leader in the field of life cycle assessment, which he applies to agricultural production, food systems and sustainable healthy diets, has an interesting comment on livestock water 'hoofprints' which makes up part of a longer article of his, An update on water footprints, posted on Tara Garnett's Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) site on 7 Feb 2016. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Feb/2016
A new study that analysed changes associated with direct and indirect use of freshwater and land for meat and milk production in Kenya over a 20-year period has established that the demand for water and land for meat and milk production is mainly determined by the total numbers, feed conversion efficiency and diet composition of livestock. Continue reading →
Livestock system and environment , Sep/2015
Fred Kizito, senior scientist at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), introduces himself and his work with the program. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, Sep/2015
Zoonotic and emerging disease group, Sep/2015

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David Pelster
Research Scientist
Kindu Mekonnen (PhD)
Crop-Livestock Systsems Scientist
Lance W. Robinson
Senior Scientist
Randall Ritzema
Scientist - Systems Analysis

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People working on water

David Pelster
Research Scientist
Kindu Mekonnen (PhD)
Crop-Livestock Systsems Scientist
Lance W. Robinson
Senior Scientist
Randall Ritzema
Scientist - Systems Analysis