They turned to ILRI
, and so began the Reto-o-Reto Project.
will work with insurance companies to administer the scheme, with Kenya's Equity Bank and UAP insurance company already expressing an interest.
This consortium of 58 donor countries, foundations and organisations funds the work of ILRI
and 15 other international agricultural research centres.
The Roche Genome Sequencer platform will be established within the Nairobi laboratories of ILRI
and a regional joint venture called Biosciences Eastern and Central Africa (BecA).
Other clients include Kimpton Hotel Group, The Ranch on Camelback (The Sanctuary), ILRI
is part of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), the largest global agricultural research network in the world.
The team comprises staff from CIAT, ILRI
, CIP, the LIVES project, and colleagues from the Oromia (OARI), Amhara (ARARI) and Southern nations (SARI) regional research centers.
From cyst-causing tapeworms to avian flu, zoonoses present a major threat to human and animal health,' said Delia Grace, a veterinary epidemiologist and food safety expert with ILRI
in Kenya and lead author of the study.
Executing Agency - Partner: ILRI
- International Livestock Research Institute
(2006) has estimated that 35% of these poor livestock keepers live in South Asia, about 30% in Sub-Saharan Africa, about 15% in East and South East Asia, and the remainder are distributed over Latin America, West Asia and North Africa, and Europe and Central Asia.
Eds DL Dent, MEF van Mensvoort) ILRI
An Assessment of the Response to the 2008-2009 Drought in Kenya" by ILRI
(International Livestock Research Institute) recommends migratory herding as the best way to deal with the effects of recurring drought in the North of Kenya .