Indian Council of Agricultural Research and ILRI review progress of collaborative livestock development projects
ILRI / India / MoU / South Asia

Indian Council of Agricultural Research and ILRI review progress of collaborative livestock development projects

(The post was written by Kennady Vijayalakshmy, a consultant scientist with ILRI in South Asia, with additional editing by Paul Karaimu, senior communications officer, ILRI) The 2019 mid-year review of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) projects in India was held at the ILRI New Delhi Office on … Continue reading

Engaging non-scientists in the scientific process: India project employs ‘participatory system dynamics modelling’ to improve control of livestock diseases in the country
Animal Diseases / Disease Control / ILRI / India / South Asia

Engaging non-scientists in the scientific process: India project employs ‘participatory system dynamics modelling’ to improve control of livestock diseases in the country

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) are conducting a collaborative project on use of participatory methods in animal disease economic studies. These methods help officials refine their understanding of the economic losses caused by diseases in livestock and also inform policies developed and implemented to better control these diseases. Continue reading

ILRI’s training program on analytical veterinary epidemiology to better control diseases in India
A4NH / AHH / Disease Control / ILRI / India / South Asia

ILRI’s training program on analytical veterinary epidemiology to better control diseases in India

Scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) have trained more than 20 researchers from ICAR’s institutes, state agricultural universities and state animal husbandry departments on epidemiology concepts, data analysis and different frameworks for risk analysis and risk management that could improve disease control and prevention in … Continue reading

Animal health experts discuss approaches for tackling brucellosis in India
AHH / Disease Control / EcoHealth / ILRI / India / South Asia / Zoonotic Diseases

Animal health experts discuss approaches for tackling brucellosis in India

Towards the end of the peri-urban human animal environment interface (PeriMilk) project that the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has been implementing in India together with the Public Health Foundation of India and Indian universities, ILRI invited 30 brucellosis and animal health and zoonoses experts to a one-day workshop. Continue reading

Collaboration / ILRI / Partnerships / Regions / Research / South Asia

Renewed ILRI and Indian Council of Agricultural Research collaboration to focus on food and nutritional security in India

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) recently discussed new areas of collaboration in India as part of a renewed research partnership between the two organizations. Continue reading

ILRI / India / Livestock / MoU / Partnerships / South Asia

ILRI and Indian Council of Agricultural Research renew partnership through newly signed work plan

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) signed, on 17 August 2015, a new work plan with an increased focus on livestock research to address poverty and food and nutritional security in the country. Continue reading