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Uganda smallholder pigs project launches household nutrition and dietary surveys

The Smallholder Pig Value Chain Development project, which is implemented by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and other partners in Uganda, will conduct household consumer nutrition and dietary surveys from September to November 2014 targeting 1000 households in five districts of Kampala, Masaka, Kamuli, Hoima and Lira. Continue reading

CRP37 / ILRI / Impact Assessment

Livestock and Fish external evaluation update 4 – Writing up and reporting

Field work has concluded for the Livestock and Fish CRP Commissioned External Evaluation on its Value Chain approach. The Evaluation Team wrapped-up field work in Nairobi on Monday, 15 September with a workshop for program staff during which they presented some of their observations. The Nairobi workshop marked the end of a month of field … Continue reading

CGIAR / CRP37 / Food Security / ILRI / ILRI40 / Livestock / Livestock-Fish / Nutrition

Refocusing livestock agricultural research for development to address food and nutritional security challenges

This week, Livestock and Fish program director Tom Randolph was part of a panel at the ILRI@40 Tropentag 2014 session on ‘Livestock-based options for sustainable food and nutritional security and healthy lives.’ Randolph highlighted the focus of ILRI’s – and ILCA and ILRAD before it – research to benefit poor livestock-keeping households for poverty reduction. … Continue reading

Asia / Cattle / CRP37 / Dairying / ILRI / India / South Asia / Value Chains

Update on India smallholder dairy value chain development program

On 27 and 28 August, ILRI staff working in the India smallholder dairy value chain development project met to develop a strategy and implementation plan for the coming years. Vamsidhar Reddy, ILRI value chain leader gave an update of progress so far in the value chain development program Continue reading