Capacity Strengthening / Event / ILRIComms / Participation / Research / Training

Developing ILRI’s capacity in participatory decision-making, from out in and in out

Participatory decision-making is essential to international agricultural research programs. Facilitation helps tackle it head-on and methodically. ILRI has understood this and is investing in this skill through training various staffs and further developing in-house capacity for group facilitation beyond the training. Continue reading

Capacity Strengthening / CapDev / ILRI / Knowledge and Information / POD / RMG / Training

ILRI emerging career researchers learn to use ‘paperless’ data collection techniques

Emerging career researchers (ECRs) at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) were recently trained to better collect, organize and manage the data they generate during their day-to-day research activities, starting from data collection in the lab or field through to publishing of research results and archiving. Continue reading

Capacity Strengthening / ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / PIM / Social media / Training

Extending the use of social and multimedia in Somaliland’s IGAD Sheikh Technical and Veterinary School

Earlier this month, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)’s Communications and Knowledge Management (CKM) team led a five-day Communications and Knowledge Sharing training workshop with research and teaching staff at the IGAD Sheikh Technical Veterinary School and Reference Centre (ISTVS) in Somaliland. Continue reading

Event / ILRI / Kenya / Knowledge and Information / Social learning / Training

CGIAR facilitates communication for research uptake (ResUP) training in Nairobi symposium

A CGIAR-led half-day training session on ‘key messaging and pitching for impact and influencing decision makers to take up research’ was held on the last day of a ResUp Meet Up Symposium and Training Exchange held 9-12 February 2015 in Nairobi, to explore emerging issues and advance skills and practice in research uptake. Continue reading

Capacity Strengthening / CapDev / East Africa / Kenya / Knowledge and Information / POD / Training

Why publish? ILRI graduate fellows and early career researchers trained in scientific writing and publishing

ILRI’s Capacity Development (CapDev) Unit working in collaboration with People & Organizational Development (P&OD) Unit and the Training Centre for Communication (TCC), recently delivered a highly interactive and practical workshop designed to give ILRI graduate fellows, post-doctoral fellows and early career researchers, an opportunity to understand the process of scientific writing and publishing Continue reading

ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Social media / Training

Taking our communications to the next level? – Reflections from the Farming First and IFPRI workshop

Liya Dejene reflects on a one-day workshop for communicators organized by Farming First and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) prior to IFPRI’s 2020 conference on “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Continue reading