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Introducing the Animal Sciences for Sustainable Productivity (ASSP) program at ILRI

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Introducing the Animal Sciences for Sustainable Productivity (ASSP) program at ILRI

  1. 1. Unlocking livestock development potential through science, influence and capacity development ILRI APM, Addis Ababa, 15-17 May 2013 Introducing the Animal Sciences for Sustainable Productivity (ASSP) program at ILRI This document is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported Licence , May 2013 Outcome Increased animal production and productivity with: • Increased environmental health • Reduced poverty • Improved human nutrition and health Objectives 1. To improve animal feeding 2. To improve animal health and health delivery 3. To develop and promote more productive and adapted strains/breed types 4. To develop and promote more productive livestock and farming systems Animal Feeding Animal breeding strategies Animal health Livestock/Farming systems Staff 29 scientists, 3 post docs, 15 technicians/specialists/communications, 10 research officers/technicians/assistants, 14 admin/support staff located in Kenya, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Sri-Lanka, India, Uganda, Mozambique, and Senegal How Animal Biosciences Feed and Forage Biosciences Four components of the program delivering the corresponding outcome through R4D are: Contributing to CRPs Drylands Humid Tropics Policies, Institutions and Markets Livestock and Fish Agriculture for Nutrition and Health Water, Land and Ecosystems CCAFS Vaccine Platform

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