Bangladesh / Burkina Faso / Capacity Strengthening / CapDev / CGIAR / Egypt / Ethiopia / Gender / ILRI / India / Livelihoods / Livestock-Fish / LIVESTOCKFISH / Markets / Photofilm / Tanzania / Uganda / Value Chains / Women

Short ‘Livestock and Fish’ animated video on what ‘capacity development’ is, what it does, why and with whom

What is the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish doing to develop capacity to enhance smallholder agricultural value chains in Asia, Africa and Latin America? Take a look at this wonderfully animated 6-minute video to find out. Continue reading

Agriculture / Directorate / Event / Livestock / Livestock Systems / Livestock-Fish / LIVESTOCKFISH / Tanzania

Livestock minister emphasizes fish farming at ILRI-Tanzania office opening

The Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Development in Tanzania, Hon Titus Mlengeya (MP), has requested the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) to work more closely with Tanzanian research institutions to develop appropriate technologies for fish farming in the country. The request was made at the official opening of the ILRI-Tanzania office on 13 Jun 2014 in Dar es Salaam. Continue reading

A4NH / Agri-Health / Agriculture / CCAFS / CGIAR / Livestock-Fish / LIVESTOCKFISH

CGIAR builds its funding and research, including a new program on meat, milk and fish production by and for the poor

CGIAR Research Program 3.7: One of the slides in a presentation made by ILRI at the CGIAR Fund Council meeting in Montpellier, France, in April 2011 about the program led by ILRI on ‘More meat, milk and fish by and for the poor’ (image credit: ILRI/Staal). A new research program of the Consultative Group on … Continue reading

Africa / Animal Production / East Africa / Fish / Kenya / Livestock / Livestock-Fish / LIVESTOCKFISH / Poultry

How about integrating fish and chicken in a farm enterprise?

In the lush green hilly countryside of Kirinyaga district, Central Kenya, a silent farming revolution is taking place. While tea is favoured crop mainly due to the cool weather in the areas close to the 5199 m snowcapped Mt Kenya, integrated chicken-fish farming is slowly taking root. Read more … (Kenya Agriculture Stories) Note: The … Continue reading