University of Edinburgh and the International Livestock Research Institute renew partnership

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In order to further advance collaboration in livestock systems research, the University of Edinburgh and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), a CGIAR centre, have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding, further strengthening their decades-long partnership.

This strategic alliance, announced at ILRI’s Nairobi Campus on 29 November 2023, underscores a shared commitment to deepen the positive impact of livestock research on people and the environment in the Global South.

Building on a history of ground-breaking research, this renewed collaboration sets forth ambitious objectives aimed at transforming food systems and enhancing sustainable livestock production.

Key focus areas of this joint venture include One Health and infectious diseases, food systems transformation, genetic improvement, and sustainable livestock production.

Photo credit: Pipetting in ILRI’s biosciences laboratories (ILRI/David White)

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