Agriculture / Article / Ethiopia / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Livestock / people

‘Livestock Live Talks’- A new way to foster discussions on ILRI’s research

Seminars are a key instrument to unravel the power of ‘conversations’ in any research institution. In the case of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), seminars are meant to generate agendas within research groups, partners, would-be partners, donors and the public at large. They help take ILRI to the next level as a convener, thought leader and … Continue reading

Africa / Agriculture / Asia / Countries / DRYLANDS-CRP / Event / ILRI / ILRIComms / India / Knowledge and Information / Livestock / Mozambique / South Asia / Southern Africa

imGoats project draws on communication support to maximise impacts

The imGoats project aims to increase incomes and food security in a sustainable manner by enhancing pro-poor small ruminant value chains in India and Mozambique. It is running until December 2012 and five months before its end, project members recently examined what the project can contribute in terms of useful lessons and outputs of different sorts … Continue reading

Agriculture / Film and Video / ILRIComms / Livestock

Voices from the field: Using multimedia to tell livestock stories

In 2010 the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) started making photofilms to capture event highlights and to tell stories about people who depend on livestock for their livelihoods, food, income and cropping. What are photofilms? A photofilm combines (mostly still) photographs and audio recordings in a multimedia product, usually just a few minutes in length. … Continue reading

Knowledge and Information / Livestock

Livestock and climate change news aggregator

The Adapting Livestock Systems to Climate Change Collaborative Research Support Program has created a web-link to information from more than 200 streams of news items posted on the websites of international and US organizations. The aggregated news is filtered for information on issues relevant to livestock, climate change, nutrition, and gender. See the feed at: … Continue reading

e-resources / Livestock

Livestock Fish consultation resources

Last week, ILRI hosted a stakeholder meeting for the Mega program 3.7 proposal-writing process. If you are looking for information: The notes from the meeting are captured at http://livestock-fish.wikispaces.com/addis_stakeholder_meeting There are some public postings from the consultation on the blog: http://livestockfish.wordpress.com/ All the powerpoint files are on the wiki; they are also at: http://www.slideshare.net/ilri. There … Continue reading