Livestock innovation systems: Research contributions from ILRI over the decades
Agriculture / Animal Production / Crop-Livestock / ILRI40 / Innovation Systems / Livestock Systems / Presentation

Livestock innovation systems: Research contributions from ILRI over the decades

In this presentation, given at the Tropentag 2014 conference, Ann Waters-Bayer, a former ILRI researcher, looks back on her experiences of working with ILCA/ILRI, the impact of livestock innovation systems research and its role in driving development processes that improve the livelihoods of rural and urban resource-poor families. Continue reading

Natural resources: Abundant or scarce? (That would depend on just how ‘natural’ we think human resources are)
Directorate / ILRI / ILRI40 / Innovation Systems / Intensification / NRM / Presentation / Spotlight

Natural resources: Abundant or scarce? (That would depend on just how ‘natural’ we think human resources are)

The topic of this year’s Tropentag International Conference, being held in Prague, Czech Republic, and which opened today, is ‘Bridging the gap between increasing knowledge and decreasing resources’. Jimmy Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), gave a keynote presentation at the opening titled The interplay of knowledge and natural resources: Health, wealth and environmental benefits of livestock. Continue reading

Livestock options to meet development goals: ILRI side event at Tropentag Conference in Prague
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Livestock options to meet development goals: ILRI side event at Tropentag Conference in Prague

A side event at the Tropentag 2014 International Conference, being held at the Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic, is being organized tomorrow, 18 Sep 2014, from 1400–1530, by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). Continue reading

ILRI@tropentag 2014: Livestock-based options for sustainable food and nutritional security and healthy lives
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ILRI@tropentag 2014: Livestock-based options for sustainable food and nutritional security and healthy lives

On 18 September, as part of its events marking 40 years of international livestock research, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) holds a side event at Tropentag 2014 on Livestock-based options for sustainable food and nutritional security and healthy lives. It will highlight products of livestock research contributing to the global development agenda, from generating research products (performing) to targeting research investments and policymaking (informing) to reshaping whole livestock production systems (transforming). Continue reading