CCAFS / Climate Change / Crop-Livestock / East Africa / ILRI / Livestock / Livestock-Water

Nile project grabs new scientist – Beth Cullen

Dr Beth Cullen has joined ILRI as a post-doctoral fellow with PLE. Beth will be based in Addis Ababa and will work on the Nile Basin Development Challenge Projects and the SLP Crop Residues project.  She is an anthropologist and recently completed her PhD at the University of Durham UK. Her PhD research was conducted … Continue reading

Forages / ILRI / Livestock-Water / West Africa

Douxchamps joins PLE West Africa team

Sabine joined PLE  in April 2011 as a postdoctoral fellow with IWMI and ILRI in the context of the ILRI-led CPWF Volta basin project on integrated management of rainwater for crop-livestock agro-ecosystems. Sabine will be based at IWMI office in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.  Her task will be to identify solutions that enhance environmental and livelihood benefits … Continue reading

East Africa / ILRI / Kenya / Livestock / Livestock-Water

Bosire joins University of Twente for PhD

Ms Carol Bosire, a research assistant with the People Livestock and Environment Theme is set to join the University of Twente, (Universiteit Twente in Dutch)The Netherlands, to study for a PhD. She will research on ‘livestock related water footprints’. Caroline Bosire joined ILRI in June 2009 as a temporary staff, working with the People Livestock … Continue reading

CCAFS / Climate Change / East Africa / ILRI / Livestock / Livestock-Water

Keep your focus, PLE student advises

Brian Owoyesigire, affiliated to the People Livestock and Environment theme, PLE, has graduated with an MSc. Animal Science from Makerere University, Uganda. He has immediately embarked on his PhD. Born a pastoralist and a herdsman, he felt inclined to work with settled, semi-settled, non-settled pastoral communities of Kiruhura and Nakasongola in districts in Uganda. The … Continue reading