The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and African Union Commission sponsored a breakout session at the 15th annual Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Partnership Platform Meeting held 13 June 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. The session, moderated by ILRI’s Muthoni Njiru, focused on how investing in livestock can accelerate Africa’s economic transformation. CAADP is Africa’s …
Here, on World Food Safety Day, for your pleasure and instruction, are three short videos highlighting Delia Grace, a veterinary epidemiologist at ILRI, on the importance improving the safety of foods, particularly livestock-derived foods (meat, offal, milk and eggs) produced, sold and consumed by poor people across the developing world.
ILRI has has published its annual report for 2018, and for the first time in its publication history, the report is primarily online.
At tomorrow’s CGIAR Share Fair, a three-minute film will be launched that celebrates Ethiopia’s agricultural transformation. Watch it here.
A multi-stakeholder consultation on the future of livestock in Kenya was co-hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation (MALFI), the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), ILRI and the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL) at the ILRI Nairobi campus on 21 March 2019.
ILRI announces the launch of the International Land Coalition (ILC) Rangelands Initiative website: http://www.rangelandsinitiative.org.
A new paper, published this month in Global Food Security and led by scientists at ILRI, confirms a wealth of similar evidence showing that, with sufficient and targeted investments in their livestock sectors, low- and middle-income countries can achieve both better nutrition and incomes for the poor and greatly reduced greenhouse gas emission and agricultural water use.