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This film shares participants's comments from the second meeting of the Global Pestes de Petits Ruminants (PPR) Research Alliance, which was held in Nairobi Kenya 29-30 April, 2013. The meeting was co-hosted by ILRI, BecA-ILRI Hub, AU-IBAR and AusAID.
Henning Steinfeld leads the livestock sector analysis and policy branch at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN. He spoke at the sidelines of the Third Multi-Stakeholder Platform Meeting of the Global Agenda of Action in Support of Sustainable Livestock Sector Development co-hosted in Nairobi, Kenya by ILRI, FAO and AU-IBAR, 22-24 January 2013.
Nearly 100 participants from over 20 countries took part in the Third Multi-Stakeholder Platform Meeting of the Global Agenda of Action in Support of Sustainable Livestock Sector Development co-hosted in Nairobi, Kenya by ILRI, FAO and AU-IBAR, 22-24 January 2013.
The Bio-resources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development (Bio-Innovate) Program supports multi-disciplinary biosciences and product-oriented innovation activities in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. Bio-Innovate will hold a first regional scientific conference in February 2013 in Ethiopia.
A food nutrition in eastern and southern africa workshop was co-hosted in Nairobi on 10–11 Sept, 2012 by the Australian International Food Security Centre and the International Livestock Research Institute to define research priorities for Australian investments in food and nutritional security in sub-Saharan Africa.
The imGoats project (imgoats.org) seeks to investigate how best goat value chains can be used to increase food security and reduce poverty among smallholders in India and Mozambique. Funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Research (IFAD), the project is led by researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in collaboration with the BAIF Development Research Foundation in India and CARE International in Mozambique. On 2-6 July 2012, the imGoats project held a ...
On 22 June 2012, Peter Ballantyne interviewed ILRI Director General Jimmy Smith on emerging 'big issues' in ILRI's new strategy. One is that we need to pay far more attention to the wider global debate on livestock; others are a focus on 'consumption' and 'consumers', as well as climate change and livestock's environmental footprint.
On 22 June 2012, Peter Ballantyne interviewed ILRI Director General Jimmy Smith on global perceptions that livestock are not good for the planet - and what this means for ILRI. He argues that 'evidence' is at the heart of ILRI's contribution. We need better evidence of where livestock contributes positively and negatively, and we need to communicate this.
Quick comments from some of the participants in an east and southern Africa inception workshop for the CGIAR Research Program on Drylands. The meeting was held at the Nairobi headquaters of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) 5-7 Jun 2011.