Don’t miss these two superb and VERY short videos describe how new ideas in animal husbandry are transforming Ethiopian incomes, animal pastures and livestock livelihoods.
The case of women’s empowerment, food security and nutrition of pastoral communities in Tanzania By Alessandra Galiè, senior gender scientist, ILRI In our research on livestock for better livelihoods we often argue for mixed-method approaches: Combining quantitative and qualitative research methodologies will, we think, enhance the quality of our research and the validity of our findings. …
The especially rich and clearly written results of a livestock-gender-nutrition study in Tanzania deserve wide attention.
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.
The ‘Bihar Livestock Master Plan’, launched earlier this year, describes public and private investments that can significantly grow and sustain and modernize the livestock sector in this state.
The ascent of women: A replay of a few of our favourite feminist pieces
Originally posted on ILRI policies, instititions and livelihoods program:
ILRI staff attended the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) @ 10 event in Nairobi on 29 November 2018 (photo credit: ILRI/Judy Kimani).? The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) supports women in livestock development by ensuring that they benefit and are empowered through livestock.…