ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Livestock / Research / Roundup

Livestock Matter(s): ILRI news ’round-up’ November–December 2014

The November–December issue of ‘Livestock Matter(s)’ provides a round-up of livestock development news, publications,presentations, images and upcoming events from ILRI and its partners. Download a print version or sign up to get Livestock Matter(s) in your mailbox each month. Corporate news Addis Ababa conference marks 40-year anniversary of world’s leading livestock-research-for-development institute To mark 40 … Continue reading

Animal Feeding / ASSP / Cattle / Dairying / Feeds / Fodder / ILRI / India / Innovation Systems / Knowledge and Information / Livestock / LIVESTOCKFISH / Participation / Research / Scaling / South Asia / Southern Africa / Tanzania

Scaling out livestock research: Struggles and successes are key says feed innovation project

Scaling out research results for wider application and use is a goal of every research for development project in today’s CGIAR. It is also one of the most difficult things to achieve. Scaling out was on the agenda of recent end-of-project workshops of the IFAD-financed MilkIT project. At a recent workshop team members and partners listed out some of the critical success factors such a project needs to be able to scale out its results. Continue reading

Award / BecA / Food Safety / Food Security / Knowledge and Information / Scholarship

Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) – Call for applications 2015

The Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub capacity building program, which is also known as the Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF), is seeking applications for short- to medium-term research projects that can be undertaken at the BecA-ILRI Hub in Nairobi, Kenya. Continue reading

Capacity Strengthening / CapDev / Humid Tropics / HUMIDTROPICS / ILRI / Knowledge and Information

Are traditional workshops effective in changing participants’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviours?

Stakeholders involved in Humidtropics platforms from Africa, Asia, and Central America came together for the Humidtropics Capacity Development workshops held between April 29 and May 2, 2014, in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshops covered different approaches to agricultural innovation and were measurably successful in increasing knowledge and changing attitudes. Iddo Dror reflects on the learning that took place during the workshop. Continue reading

ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Livestock

Livestock Matter(s): ILRI news ’roundup’ February 2014

This February 2014  issue of ‘Livestock Matter(s)’ presents a round-up of livestock development news, publications, presentations, images and upcoming events from ILRI and its partners. Download a print version or sign up to get Livestock Matter(s) in your mailbox each month. Corporate news ILRI news blog gets a makeover In February, the ILRI news services … Continue reading

Africa / Agriculture / Food Security / Kenya / Knowledge and Information / Launch

AgInvest Africa web tool launched to map and track agricultural interventions in Africa

On 27 January 2014, the Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System for Eastern and Central Africa (ReSAKSS-ECA) based at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi, Kenya, launched a web portal on mapping and tracking of agriculture investments in Africa (see http://www.aginvestafrica.org). Continue reading

ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Livestock / Roundup

Livestock Matter(s): ILRI news ’roundup’ September 2013

This September 2013 issue of ‘Livestock Matter(s)’ presents a round-up of livestock development news, publications, presentations, images and upcoming events from ILRI and its partners. Download a print version – or sign up to get Livestock Matter(s) in your mailbox each month. Corporate news Sustainable intensification of agriculture in Africa: The case for mixed crop-livestock farming On 19 September 2013, … Continue reading

ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Livestock / Roundup

Livestock Matter(s): ILRI news ’roundup’ August 2013

This August issue of ‘Livestock Matter(s) presents a round-up of livestock development news, publications, presentations, images and upcoming events from ILRI and its partners. Download a print version – or sign up to get Livestock Matter(s) in your mailbox each month. Corporate news Ethiopian State Minister for Livestock Development visits ILRI Gebregziabher Gebreyohannes, newly appointed State Minister for Livestock Development … Continue reading