The future of livestock in the developing world was one of the principal themes at the third International Tropical Agriculture (TropAg) Conference held from 11-13 November 2019 in Brisbane, Australia. The conference focused on the challenge of feeding the world’s ever-growing population, which is expected to reach 9.8 billion by 2050. The greatest challenges will …
Lindsay Falvey and Shirley Tarawali, board chair and assistant director general, respectively, of the Africa-based International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), will chair and facilitate a 2-hour symposium—’Sustainable, healthy diets for all: Tomorrow’s livestock science’—at the International Tropical Agriculture Conference, in Brisbane, 11–13 Nov 2019.
ILRI was awarded the 2019 International Knowledge Management Award by the Knowledge Management Austria at a ceremony held 25 Sept 2019 at the United Nations headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.
Rather than trying to replace all of the world’s meat, milk and eggs with alternatives, we should be improving husbandry systems and protecting these living assets for the most vulnerable.
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.
At tomorrow’s CGIAR Share Fair, a three-minute film will be launched that celebrates Ethiopia’s agricultural transformation. Watch it here.
To help make the case for greater investment in sustainable livestock, the International Livestock Research Institute invites you to share stories from your work that show how livestock interventions, initiatives and investments make a positive difference to the lives and livelihoods of people and communities in developing countries.