Capacity Development / Capacity Strengthening / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Partnership / Research

Swedish university signs collaboration agreement with ILRI for Livestock and Fish activities

Swedish University of Life Sciences Vice Chancellor Lisa Sennerby Forsse and ILRI Director General Jimmy Smith sign a Memorandum of Understanding (image: SLU/Jenny Svennås-Gillner)

On 26 September 2013, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Swedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU) signed a memorandum of understanding. The main objective is to establish a long-term relationship to exploit complementary research, institutional development and capacity development skills.

This framework of collaboration with ILRI includes a specific objective to establish joint activities associated with the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish, which ILRI leads, including a role in the development and implementation of the program’s research-for-development agenda, which includes research and capacity building.

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