Africa / Climate Change / Crop-Livestock / CRPs / East Africa / Ethiopia / ILRI / Intensification / Kenya / Livestock / Vulnerability / West Africa

ILRI-PLE scientists embrace change, communication

Communicate, Change! That is the new mantra of the People, Livestock and Environment (PLE) team at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). During a one and a half days brainstorming retreat in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the thirty-strong  team from Eastern and West Africa and India, appreciated that more communication was necessary both within PLE and … Continue reading

Animal Feeding / Asia / Crop-Livestock / ILRI

Adoption of a new approach to benefit crop livestock farmers

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research has adopted a new approach to integrated research combining crop breeding, selection and release with animal nutrition traits as an important research approach , bringing together the skills of plant breeders and animal scientists, and building upon collaborative research led by ILRI, the National Sorghum Research Centre and ICRISAT. … Continue reading