Tackling antimicrobial resistance: Activities by the International Livestock Research Institute

This document presents a summary of recent and ongoing research on antimicrobial resistance by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners. The main international partners are the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and the University of Liverpool. The research is organized around the five pillars of CGIAR’s antimicrobial resistance strategy. ILRI is well on track to generate significant evidence on the use of antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance transmission pathways. We hope to strengthen research on interventions to reduce risks related to antimicrobial resistance. In addition, research is needed on gender-sensitive interventions, incentives to reduce antimicrobial use, and markets related to antimicrobials. This will contribute to policy dialogues and boost capacity development activities.