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Germany and ILRI sign agreement in Nairobi to collaborate in research to assess the pastoral-livestock-wildlife benefits from Kenya’s eco-conservancies

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited ILRI’s Nairobi campus on 12 Jul 2011: Here, the Chancellor is rising from signing ILRI’s visitors’ book, with German Agriculture Minister Ilse Aigner, Kenya Agriculture Minister Sally Kosgei and ILRI Director General Carlos Seré looking on (photo credit: ILRI/MacMillan). Nairobi’s Daily Nation newspaper reported yesterday (12 Jul 2011): ‘Kenya has … Continue reading

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Germany’s Chancellor Merkel to tour ILRI’s advanced biosciences labs in Nairobi today

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (Flickr photo by Jan Strohdiek).  ‘Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Kenya Tuesday to spearhead Germany’s political and economic interests in the country and the region. ‘German ambassador to Kenya Margit Hellwig-Boette said Mrs Merkel would hold talks with President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Speaker Kenneth Marende. ‘She … Continue reading