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International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

Collaborating since: 2016

Kenya, Africa

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works at the crossroads of livestock and poverty, bringing high-quality science and capacity-building to bear on poverty reduction and sustainable development. ILRI works in Africa, South and Southeast Asia, and China). ILRI is a non-profit-making and non-governmental organization with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, and a second principal campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

ILRI through its graduate fellowship program provides opportunities to young scientists and graduate fellows globally to undertake quality research-for-development (R4D) within ILRI projects.  The fellows are able to access ILRI’s cutting edge research facilities, receive mentorship from ILRI scientists while at the same time make a valuable contribution within the following broad ILRI PROGRAMME areas:

  • Animal Bioscience
  • Animal Science for Sustainable Productivity (ASSP)
  • BecA-ILRI Hub
  • Feed and Forages Bioscience
  • Food Safety and Zoonosis (FSZ)
  • Livelihoods, Gender and Impact (LGI)
  • Livestock Systems and Environment (LSE)
  • Policy, Trade and Value Chains (PTVC)
  • Vaccine Platform
  • Biosciences Facilities

For more information please contact Joyce Maru – Capacity Development Officer (ILRI) +254 20 4223417 or mail