Bangladesh / Dairying / ILRI / India / Nepal / Project / South Asia

CSISA take two: Partners aim to reach out to more farmers in coming years

Three weeks ago, the New Delhi office of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) hosted a meeting to review the progress of farmer-led dairy feeding trials conducted within a multi-centre ‘Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia’ (CSISA). Various CSISA partners from Bangladesh, India and Nepal gathered at the S&B East Inn, in New Delhi, 4–5 Jul 2012. … Continue reading

Crop-Livestock / India / Livestock / Livestock-Water

Farmers identify water as a main constraint to livestock keeping in India

As part of the CGIAR Systemwide Livestock Programme (SLP) supported crop-residues project, the International Livestock Research Instiute (ILRI) held a Stakeholder Workshop and Farmers’ Feedback Workshop from 11-18 June 2012  in Udaipur, India. These meetings provided an opportunity for all involved in the project to review the lessons learned and progress made so far during SLP, and … Continue reading

ILRI / India / Livestock

Turning obstacles into opportunities: The livestock sector scenario in India

As part of an exciting new collaboration, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has teamed up with Indian magazine Agriculture Today to share knowledge and generate awareness on livestock development in India.  The July 2012 issue features both Dr. Purvi Mehta Bhatt, Head, ILRI Asia and ILRI Director General Dr. Jimmy Smith. Below is the interview with Purvi on the … Continue reading