German agroecological livestock research investments are benefiting both people and the planet
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German agroecological livestock research investments are benefiting both people and the planet

ILRI was honoured this week (3 Sep 2018) to host a high-level German delegation including Maria Flachsbarth, parliamentary state secretary to Germany’s federal minister for economic cooperation and development, and Stefan Schmitz, deputy director of the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), as well as senior staff of the Kenya Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation, including Andrew Tuimur, chief administrative secretary, and Ann Onyango, agriculture secretary; and representatives from several other CGIAR centres working in Kenya, including Tony Simons, director general of ICRAF, and representatives from the Nairobi-based International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe). Continue reading

Anthony Beattie, distinguished former British civil servant conducting CGIAR funding review, visits Nairobi research-for-development institutions
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Anthony Beattie, distinguished former British civil servant conducting CGIAR funding review, visits Nairobi research-for-development institutions

Anthony Beattie has been commissioned by the CGIAR Fund Office to assist with a significant study, ‘A CGIAR Resource Mobilization Approach and Strategy: Possible ways forward and their implications.’ He visited the ILRI campus in Nairobi on 13 Mar 2014. Continue reading