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)

Originally posted on Agropreneurnaija:
Photo credit: Flickr, MCG Agribusiness Development Activity The 9th Edition of Western Nigeria International Agribusiness Conference, Exhibition, Seminar and training would take place this year at the Ondo state cultural center, Adegbemile, Alagbaka, Akure, Ondo state,…

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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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