Agriculture / Article / CRP12 / Event / Humid Tropics / PTVC / Research

Tapping into our creative potential: Humidtropics writeshop on innovation platform case studies

Twelve individuals gathered at the Nairobi headquarters of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) from 24 to 27 February 2015 to spend a week focused on writing­ under a case study competition organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Humidtropics. Continue reading

Communications / Event / ILRI / ILRIComms / Kenya / Knowledge and Information / Research

CGIAR leads communication-for-research uptake (ResUP) training at Nairobi symposium

A CGIAR-led half-day training session on ‘key messaging and pitching for impact and influencing decision-makers to take up research’ was held on the last day of a ResUp Meet Up Symposium and Training Exchange held 9-12 February 2015 in Nairobi, to explore emerging issues and advance skills and practice in research uptake. Continue reading

Animal Breeding / Animal Diseases / Animal Feeding / Animal Health / Animal Production / ASSP / Ethiopia / Event / ILRI / Livestock

Ethiopia’s Livestock Master Plan makes a splash in the research community of the ‘African livestock giant’

The Ethiopia Livestock Master Plan is about the biggest piece of cooperation between the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Ethiopian Government for a very long time. The presentation that HE Dr Gebregziabher Gebreyohannes, State Minister for Livestock Resources Development gave on 5 December 2014 made a splash for this all-important Plan for now and years to come. Continue reading

Agriculture / Capacity Strengthening / CGIAR / Climate Change / Ethiopia / Event / Food security

Ethiopia national, international researchers explore deeper collaboration

On 4 and 5 December 2014, the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR) and CGIAR institutes in Ethiopia organized a special consultative meeting to ‘strengthen EARS-CGIAR partnerships for effective agricultural transformation in Ethiopia’. Continue reading