Asia / Goats / ILRI / India / Livestock / Nepal

ILRI in Asia – April 2012 news update

Portrait of goat-keeping family in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand Just in case you missed recent announcements, here is a selection of  reports on our International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) activities in Asia. Petra Saghir and Jemimah Njuki of the Poverty, Gender and Impact team take a closer look at the role of women in agriculture … Continue reading

Asia / ILRI / Indonesia / Interview / Staff / Zoonotic Diseases

The ‘ILRI crowd’ in Asia: Rainer Asse

Each week on this blog, we meet with ILRI staff members, partners and projects in Asia to learn about their work, challenges and the opportunities they face to leverage livestock knowledge in Asia. These days you’ll find Rainer Asse in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, where he facilitates the Ecohealth Resource Centre located at the University of Gadjah … Continue reading

China / Crop-Livestock / ILRI / Interview / Livestock / Staff

The ‘ILRI crowd’ in Asia: Xianglin Li

Each week on this blog, we meet with ILRI staff members, partners and projects in Asia to learn about their work, challenges and the opportunities they face to leverage livestock knowledge in Asia. With the vast Gobi desert consuming its north, and the Yellow River running through it’s capital, Gansu province in northeastern China still … Continue reading

Asia / Crop-Livestock / ILRI / India / Interview / South Asia / Staff

The ‘ILRI crowd’ in Asia: Arindam Samaddar

Each week on this blog, we will meet with ILRI staff members, partners and projects in Asia to learn about their work, challenges and the opportunities they face to leverage livestock knowledge in Asia. This week, Arindam Samaddar from our New Delhi office provides us with an anthropologist’s perspective on the Indian livestock sector. Prior … Continue reading

Asia / Countries / ILRI / Interview / Laos / Livestock / Pigs / Small Ruminants / Staff / Zoonotic Diseases

The ‘ILRI crowd’ in Asia: Jeff Gilbert

Each week on this blog, we will meet with ILRI staff members, partners and projects in Asia to learn about their work, challenges and the opportunities they face to leverage livestock knowledge in Asia. Initially trained as a medic, Jeff  Gilbert has since reverted to his original career aspiration of being a veterinary epidemiologist. From … Continue reading

Asia / ILRI / India / Interview / Livestock / Staff

The ‘ILRI crowd’ in Asia: Padmakumar

Each week on this blog, we will meet with ILRI staff members, partners and projects in Asia to learn about their work, challenges and the opportunities they face to leverage livestock knowledge in Asia. Based in New Delhi, India, but originally from the south-western coastal state of Kerala – Padmakumar, or as he simply prefers … Continue reading

Asia / Bangladesh / Countries / Goats / ILRI / India / Livestock / Markets / Pigs / Small Ruminants

ILRI in Asia – News you may have missed

Just in case you missed recent announcements, here’s a selection of  reports on our International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) activities in Asia. Based on lessons learned in northeastern India, ILRI published a new set of training manuals for pig farmers aiming to improveg the main gaps in small-scale pig production. Together with the Bangladesh Agricultural … Continue reading

Asia / ILRI / Interview / Knowledge and Information / Staff / Thailand

The ‘ILRI crowd’ in Asia: Korapin Tohtubtiang

Each week on this blog, we will meet with ILRI staff members, partners and projects in Asia to learn about their work, challenges and the opportunities they face to leverage livestock knowledge in Asia. Recruited to ILRI in July of 2011, Korapin Tohtubtiang has built on her experience working in Northern Laos to provide Monitoring … Continue reading

Asia / ILRI / India / Interview / Knowledge and Information / Staff

The ‘ILRI crowd’ in Asia: Paolo Ficarelli

Each week on this blog, we will meet with ILRI staff members, partners and projects in Asia to learn about their work, challenges and the opportunities they face to leverage livestock knowledge in Asia. With a long family lineage based upon veterinarians and livestock traders, it’s almost natural that Pier Paolo Ficarelli would see his … Continue reading

Asia / Disease Control / Food Safety / Goats / ILRI / India / Livestock / Markets / Pigs / Small Ruminants / South Asia / Vaccines

Tata and ILRI tackle rural livestock issues in northern India

Twenty per cent increases in pig meat demand per year. Forty per cent deficits in the supply of goat meat relative to demand. And an eighty five percent shortfall in the domestic availability of classical swine fever vaccine. These are a few examples of the challenges that the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) led ‘Enhancing … Continue reading