ILRI and the African Union Commission recently sponsored a breakout session at the 15th annual CAADP Partnership Platform Meeting on how investing in livestock can accelerate Africa’s economic transformation.
Today, policymakers, researchers and academics, donors, civil society, as well as government and private sector representatives from Uganda, Kenya and Germany meet to boost investment in Uganda’s livestock.
In partnership with Kenya’s Directorate of Veterinary Services, ILRI embarked on a 12-month long research project that culminated in the creation of a diagnostic tool to develop improved vaccines for infectious bursal disease.
ILRI has has published its annual report for 2018, and for the first time in its publication history, the report is primarily online.
On 15 May 2019, CGIAR hosted a share fair at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, showcasing innovations, technologies and products on how CGIAR is working with government, public and private partners to support agricultural transformation in the country.
At tomorrow’s CGIAR Share Fair, a three-minute film will be launched that celebrates Ethiopia’s agricultural transformation. Watch it here.
A recent study, published in Nature’s Scientific Reports, has identified significant diversity in a Napier grass collection.