Africa / Capacity Strengthening / CapDev / Dairying / Event / ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Southern Africa / Tanzania / Training

Livestock and Fish program gives communication skills training to Tanzania Dairy Development Forum partners

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) recently held a three-day training for communication staff working with the Tanzania Dairy Development Forum. Continue reading

Africa / Asia / CCAFS / East Africa / Event / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Latin America / LIVESTOCK-FISH / South America / South Asia / Southeast Asia / Southern Africa / West Africa / WLE

Getting knowledge management and communication into CGIAR programs

In many CGIAR programs and activities, communication and knowledge management are invited too little and too late. This means that the results of their science may fall into oblivion. Much can be achieved by bringing communication and knowledge management right into the heart of CGIAR programs – to support engagement with partners, research uptake and … Continue reading

Crop-livestock / East Africa / Event / HUMIDTROPICS / ILRIComms / Intensification / Southern Africa / West Africa

Communication and facilitation at the heart of Africa RISING meetings

From September to late October 2012, the Africa RISING program held a series of review and planning workshops. These followed a series of other inception, design and project workshops held since January 2012. The Knowledge Management and Information Services (KMIS) team of ILRI contributed to this series of workshops: through design, organization, facilitation, social reporting … 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

Africa / Agriculture / East Africa / Event / ILRIComms / Southern Africa

Facilitating mechanization entrepreneurship? Yes, we can!

The Knowledge Management and Information Services (KMIS) team at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) recently facilitated a regional workshop on ‘Research design for Mechanization Entrepreneurship to Leverage Sustainable Intensification in Rainfed Areas of Eastern and Southern Africa (MELISA)‘. From 10 to 13 April, the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) organized this workshop … Continue reading