The British High Commissioner to Kenya visits ILRI’s Nairobi livestock labs and campus

H.E Nic Hailey, British High Commissioner to Kenya (fourth left), led a delegation from the British High Commission in Nairobi on a visit to ILRI on 31 July 2018 (photo credit: ILRI/Paul Karaimu).

Written by Ann Mureithi, senior administrative officer in the director general’s office.

‘The British High Commissioner to Kenya, His Excellency Mr Nic Hailey, made a courtesy visit to the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) on Tuesday, 31 July 2018. . . .

ILRI is one of 15 CGIAR research centres and the only one dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world.

CGIAR is a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food-secured future.

‘. . . ILRI’s research for development agenda covers a range of areas from laboratory-based biosciences to field-based research. The topics covered include animal productivity (health, genetics and feeds); food safety and zoonoses; livestock and the environment; and policies, institutions and livelihoods. Capacity development is an important part of the institute’s mandate and cuts across all its research and development areas. . . .

Read the whole article on the ILRI News blog.