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Ugandan pig disease researcher, Joyce Akol, receives bioinformatics training through the BecA-ILRI HUB

Joyce Akol, a molecular biology MSc student with Makerere University and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), has been selected to participate in a two-week training organized by the Biosciences east and central Africa-ILRI (BecA-ILRI) Hub. Continue reading

A4NH / CGIAR / East Africa / Impact Assessment / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Pigs / Research / Uganda / Value Chains

External evaluators assess Livestock and Fish smallholder pig value chain projects in Uganda

An external evaluation team recently assessed the Smallholder Pig Value Chain Project activities in Uganda. The evaluation sought to review the effectiveness of the program in developing, supporting and implementing the value chain approach at its research for development (R4D) sites and to assess the relevance and efficiency of the program’s value chain approach with a focus on quality of science. Continue reading

CGIAR / Fish / ICARDA / Livestock / WorldFish

Integrating technology development with value chain development in a Mega Program

Value chain development and how it could be best linked to technology development was one of the ‘hot’ issues debated at the recent ILRI-hosted livestock fish Mega Program stakeholder meeting. To help focus the conversations, colleagues from ICARDA and the WorldFish Center illustrated real-life value chain development and how they interface with the envisaged technology … Continue reading

CGIAR / Engagement / Fish / WorldFish

Face to face consultation: Notes from a visit to Uganda

Uganda Stakeholder Consultation on CGIAR Megaprogram 3.7 on Livestock and Fish on ‘More Meat, Milk, and Fish By and For the Poor’ Consultation meeting organized by ILRI, WorldFish, CIAT, and ICARDA, Uganda, 20 August 2010 A series of consultations that took place between 17th and 20th August to explore opportunities for focussing on fish value chains in Uganda. … Continue reading