Capacity development, and innovation systems and platforms
Capacity Strengthening / CapDev / HUMIDTROPICS / ILRI / Innovation Systems

Capacity development, and innovation systems and platforms

Multi-stakeholder or innovation platforms are increasingly seen as a promising vehicle for agricultural innovation and development. In the field of agricultural research for development (AR4D), such platforms are an important element of a commitment to more intentional, structured and long-term engagement among sector stakeholders. See ILRI capacity development brief 5, Capacity development, and innovation systems … Continue reading

IGAD’s Horn of Africa, Nile Valley and Great Lakes region member states sign agreement for joint work with ILRI
Drought / Drylands / East Africa / Eritrea / Ethiopia / ILRI / Kenya / Launch / Pastoralism / Pro-Poor Livestock / SLS / Somalia / South Sudan / Spotlight / Sudan / Uganda

IGAD’s Horn of Africa, Nile Valley and Great Lakes region member states sign agreement for joint work with ILRI

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an an eight-country trade bloc in Africa including governments from the Horn of Africa, the Nile Valley and the African Great Lakes region and with headquarters in Djibouti City, signed a memorandum of understanding last Friday (27 Mar 2015) with the International livestock Research Institute (ILRI). Continue reading

Humidtropics program launches research-for-development platform in Ethiopia
Agriculture / Article / ASSP / Crop-Livestock / East Africa / Ethiopia / Feeds / HUMIDTROPICS / Livestock

Humidtropics program launches research-for-development platform in Ethiopia

On 5 February 2015, the Humidtropics Ethiopia Action Site R4D Platform was launched at the ILRI campus in Addis Ababa. The platform is designed to oversee, and link with, the local level innovation platforms at field sites for co-learning and guiding Humidtropics integrated research-for-development activities in the country. Continue reading