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The meat we eat, the lives we lift–Opinion by ILRI director general Jimmy Smith
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The meat we eat, the lives we lift–Opinion by ILRI director general Jimmy Smith

The following opinion piece by Jimmy Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), is reprinted from The Economist’s Analysis & Opinions page, The Meat We Eat, the Lives We Lift, where it was published on 23 Feb 2015. Continue reading

Celebrating the ‘Year of the Goat’ (or ‘Sheep’, or ‘Ram’) today–with one-sixth of the world
Asia / China / Event / Goats / ILRI / Livestock / Sheep / Southeast Asia / Spotlight / Vietnam

Celebrating the ‘Year of the Goat’ (or ‘Sheep’, or ‘Ram’) today–with one-sixth of the world

On the occasion of Vietnamese lunar New Year 2015, we wish you a New Year of the Goat good health, prosperity and happiness.—Hung Nguyen and the rest of the staff in the Hanoi office of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) Continue reading

India’s smallholder farmers are having a ‘livestock moment’
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India’s smallholder farmers are having a ‘livestock moment’

Jimmy Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), gave one of three keynote presentations at the recent Agricultural Research Congress, held in Karnal, India, at the National Dairy Research Institute, from 3 to 6 Feb 2015. Continue reading