Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / PIL / Research / Value Chains

Changes to Livestock and Fish flagship leadership

In May 2016, the program made some changes to flagship leadership: Karen Marshall (ILRI) has taken up the leadership of the Animal Genetics flagship, replacing John Benzie from WorldFish given his major role in developing the 2nd phase of the Fish CRP. Isabelle Baltenweck (ILRI) is assuming leadership of the Value Chain Transformation and Scaling … Continue reading


Pursuing nutrition and productivity objectives: Trade-offs and challenges for livestock and fish

In September a workshop on nutrition organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) and the CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) considered ways to shape the CGIAR nutrition agenda going into the 2nd cycle of CGIAR research programs. Discussions focused on how CGIAR research could contribute to increasing access to an affordable, nutritious and safe diets. Continue reading


Livestock and Fish planning and management committee meets in Penang

Earlier this month WorldFish hosted the 9th Program Planning and Management Committee (PPMC) meeting at their headquarters in Penang. Committee members reviewed a number of pending matters, including: Strengthening our gender agenda: we need to strengthen our human and financial resources for implementing our gender strategy, especially for supporting the gender dimensions of technology development … Continue reading

Aquaculture / CGIAR / Fish / Livestock

Responses to comments on the livestock-fish proposal by CGIAR funders and the Science and Partnership Council

As the next step in the approval process for the proposal for CRP3.7 ‘More meat, milk, and fish by and for the poor’, the Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) reviewed the revised proposal that was submitted to the CGIAR Consortium in early March 2011 and presented to CGIAR Fund Council by ILRI Director General … Continue reading

CIAT / East Africa / Engagement / ILRI / Livestock / Pigs / Uganda / Value Chains

CRP3.7 continues its process of engagement with the Ugandan smallholder pig value chain

As CRP3.7 ‘More meat, milk, and fish by and for the poor’ gets closer to final approval by the CGIAR Consortium, ILRI and CIAT have continued the process of engagement for one of the selected value chains: smallholder pig production in Uganda. Together with representatives from the European Commission (EC) and the International Fund for … Continue reading