Carlos Seré, former director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (photo credit: ILRI).
This week in the Ethiopia capital of Addis Ababa, the first board meeting of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) with participation by Jimmy Smith, ILRI’s new director general, is coinciding with a last farewell to ILRI’s outgoing director general, Carlos Seré, and his wife, Chrysille Seré.
ILRI thought this an appropriate moment not only to take stock of the ‘Seré legacy’, generated over ten years of Seré’s leadership, but also to take a snap shot of where ILRI is now, and to look ahead to where the institute should be headed in future, under Jimmy Smith’s leadership.
Highlights from the ILRI Board
In a live-streamed report back to staff by the board yesterday, Board Chair Knut Hove first welcomed Cheikh Ly to the ILRI Board of Trustees.
Ly, who serves as Regional Animal Production…
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