Monthly Archives: July 2015

Safe Food, Fair Food project communication now available in English, French and Portuguese

Originally posted on Safe Food, Fair Food:
During our writeshop in November 2012, some of the outputs we finalized were a poster (see below) and a factsheet for a wider dissemination of our project goals and achievements. We took advantage…

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Free e-version of book on food safety in informal markets in sub-Saharan Africa now available

Originally posted on Safe Food, Fair Food:
We are pleased to announce that the book, Food Safety and Informal Markets: Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Kristina Roesel and Delia Grace of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), is…

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Sustainable Intensification: Radical measures and new paradigms for achieving food security in Africa

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
Stephanie Brittain Launched today by Agriculture for Impact, a new Sustainable Intensification database aims to explain the ecological, socio-economic and genetic approaches that together contribute to the Sustainable Intensification…

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Nigeria: Attend 9th Edition of Western Nigeria Intl. Agribusiness Conference, Ondo State Nigeria (WESNAGRIC SUMMIT)

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UK chief scientific adviser visits Kenya: Part 4—Development of a field-friendly diagnostic test for MERS

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Joerg Jores (right) gives Sir Mark Walport, UK chief scientific adviser, an overview of work to develop a field-friendly diagnostic test for Middle East respiratory syndrome (photo credit: ILRI/Paul Karaimu). Among short presentations made to…

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UK chief scientific adviser visits Kenya: Part 2—’One Health’ surveillance of infectious livestock-to-human diseases

Originally posted on ILRI news:
? Eric Fèvre gives Sir Mark Walport, UK chief scientific adviser, an overview of his UK-Kenya livestock and human health projects (photo credit: ILRI/Susan MacMillan). One-Health approaches to battling diseases spread to people by animals…

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Designing practical ways to help the urban poor make choices that improve their nutrition

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Paula Dominguez-Salas, above, is a post-doctoral scientist of ILRI and the Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH) researching gender and nutrition issues in Nairobi slums (photo credit: ILRI). Written by Paula…

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