Livestock for sustainable and equitable development—Selected top advocacy communications of 2016

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livestock-opinions_screenshotVisit this Pinterest page maintained by ILRI for 102 advocacy communications: Livestock—Opinions.

This year, with a pilot project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation starting in Sep 2016, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) stepped up its advocacy work supporting livestock development for a more sustainable and equitable world.

The following are among ILRI’s top advocacy communications of 2016.

Woman herding his goat enclosure.a in their goat enclosure.

By Shirley Tarawali
Plant scientist and crop-livestock and pastoral systems specialist/ILRI assistant director general
Harnessing livestock for the Sustainable Development Goals, 21 Mar 2016


By Shirley Tarawali
DID YOU KNOW? ILRI in the Livestock Global Alliance, 1 Jun 2016


By Delia Grace
Veterinary epidemiologist and food safety expert/ILRI program leader/A4NH flagship leader
Pandemic proofing the world—An epidemiologist in Nairobi on the next Zika virus, 28 Jun 2016


By Jimmy Smith
Animal scientist and leader/ILRI director general
Jimmy Smith’s address to UK parliamentary group on…

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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