Introducing ILRI in Uganda
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Like this? Share it with your network

Share

Introducing ILRI in Uganda

on

  • 403 views

Presented by Danilo Pezo at the More Pork by and for the Poor Project Inception and Planning Workshop, Mukono, Uganda, 27-28 May 2014

Presented by Danilo Pezo at the More Pork by and for the Poor Project Inception and Planning Workshop, Mukono, Uganda, 27-28 May 2014

Statistics

Views

Total Views
403
Views on SlideShare
400
Embed Views
3

Actions

Likes
1
Downloads
12
Comments
0

2 Embeds 3

http://www.slideee.com 2
https://www.linkedin.com 1

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike LicenseCC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike LicenseCC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment
  • There MUST be a CGIAR logo or a CRP logo. You can copy and paste the logo you need from the final slide of this presentation. Then you can delete that final slide <br />   <br /> To replace a photo above, copy and paste this link in your browser: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ilri/sets/72157632057087650/detail/ <br />   <br /> Find a photo you like and the right size, copy and paste it in the block above.

Introducing ILRI in Uganda Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Introducing ILRI in Uganda Danilo Pezo ILRI Country Representative in Uganda More pork by and for the poor project inception and planning workshop, Mukono, Uganda, 27-28 May 2014
  • 2. Uganda Costa Rica
  • 3. • The global livestock sector is growing rapidly and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future • Major opportunities exist for Africa’s livestock sector • Africa recognizes the central importance of agriculture for development − but livestock are still often under-represented We all need to work changing it • Research solutions are needed to transform Africa’s livestock sector • New investments and institutional reforms are also needed to take R4D successes to scale Opportunities in the African livestock sector
  • 4. Provides food and nutritional security BUT overconsumption can cause obesity Empowers economic development BUT equitable development can be a challenge Improves human health BUT animal-human/emerging diseases and unsafe foods need to be addressed Enhances the environment BUT pollution, land/water degradation, GHG emissions and biodiversity losses must be greatly reduced Challenges in the livestock sector in Africa
  • 5. ILRI projects in Uganda • Catalyzing the emerging smallholder pig value chains in Uganda to increase rural incomes and assets (IFAD-EU) • Risk-based approaches to improving food safety and market access in informal markets in sub Saharan Africa (BMZ-GiZ) • More pork by and for the poor: Catalyzing emerging smallholder pig value chains in Uganda for food security and poverty reduction (Irish Aid)
  • 6. ILRI projects in Uganda • East African Dairy Development (B&MG) • Dairy Genetics – East Africa (SIDA) • Peste des petits ruminants (PPR): developing a pan African strategy for disease control (CSIRO) • Developing livestock traceability systems for domestic and export markets (AU-IBAR).
  • 7. The presentation has a Creative Commons licence. You are free to re-use or distribute this work, provided credit is given to ILRI. better lives through livestock ilri.org Thank you!