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Capacity Development / Capacity Strengthening / CapDev / CGIAR / CRP37 / ILRI / IPP / Research

What does it take to make capacity development happen in a research for development program?

The global dominant development issue this year Sustainable Development is front and centre. Though sustainability means different things to different people, one thing becomes clearer: Convergence on the importance of Capacity Development and Partnerships with over ten references made in the UN Sustainable Development Goals document. 2014, my first full year working for ILRI and … Continue reading

CGIAR / CRP37 / Fish / ILRI / Impact Assessment / LGI / Livestock / Research / Value Chains

Livestock and Fish external evaluation update 6 – value chain approach evaluation report available

The finalized Livestock and Fish CRP Commissioned External Evaluation (CCEE) report on the Program’s value chain approach is now publicly available. The report makes 24 recommendations and 29 suggestions, subdivided according to four main areas of investigation and 12 evaluation questions. Continue reading

Africa / Animal Feeding / CGIAR / CIAT / Crop-Livestock / CRP37 / Dairying / Environment / Feeds / Forages / Intensification / Project / Research / Southern Africa / Systems Analysis / Tanzania / Targeting

Modeling environmental impacts of forage technologies in crop-livestock systems in Tanzania

The CIAT-led project ‘Sustainable Intensification of Crop-livestock Systems through Improved Forages’, funded by the USAID Linkage program with the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish aims to assess environmental impacts of tropical forage technologies. Continue reading

Animal Feeding / Aquaculture / Asia / CGIAR / CRP37 / Feeds / Fish / Project / Research / Southeast Asia / Value Chains / Vietnam / WorldFish

New feed technology to offer more nutritious and sustainable aquaculture in Vietnam

The “Nutritious-system pond farming in Vietnam” project of WorldFish and Wageningen UR aims to increase the contribution of naturally occurring food in the diets of farmed fish and shrimp. Continue reading

CRP37 / Livestock

Contribute to an e-consultation on the role of livestock in food security and nutrition

At its 41st session in October 2014, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) requested the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) to prepare a study on Sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition, including the role of livestock, to feed into CFS debates at the Plenary session of October 2016. Continue reading