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ILRI overview 2015

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Presented by Shirley Tarawali at the CIRAD-ILRI Workshop, Nairobi, 9 June 2015

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ILRI overview 2015

  1. 1. ILRI Overview 2015 Shirley Tarawali CIRAD-ILRI Workshop, Nairobi, 9 June 2015
  2. 2. SOME FACTS ABOUT THE LIVESTOCK SECTOR
  3. 3. 4 of 5 highest valueglobal commodities are livestock FAOSTAT 2015 (values for 2013) 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 0 50 100 150 200 250 Production(MT)millions Netproductionvalue(Int$)billion net production value (Int $) billion production (MT) Cow milk has overtaken rice
  4. 4. Economic opportunities in the livestock sector • The 4 billion people who live on less than US$10 a day (primarily in developing countries) represent a food market of about $2.9 trillion per year. • 37 billion domestic animals • Asset value $1.4 trillion • Employs at least 1.3 billion people
  5. 5. Gains in meat consumption in developing countries are outpacing those of developed 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 1980 1990 2002 2015 2030 2050 Millionmetrictonnes developing developed developing at same per cap. as developed (hypothetical)
  6. 6. Milk demand and consumption levels differ in developed and developing countries 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 2005/07 2050 Demand for milk million t/annum Developing Developed 0 50 100 150 200 250 2005/07 2050 Milk consumption kg/capita/annum Developed Developing
  7. 7. Huge increases over 2005/7 amounts of cereals, dairy and meat will be needed by 2050 From 2bn−3bn tonnes cereals each year From 664m−1bn tonnes dairy each year From 258m−460m tonnes meat each year
  8. 8. % growth in demand for livestock products 2000 - 2030 8 0 50 100 150 200 E.AsiaPacific China SouthAsia SSA Highincome Beef 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 E.AsiaPacific China SouthAsia SSA Highincome Pork 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 E.AsiaPacific China SouthAsia SSA Highincome Poultry 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 E.AsiaPacific China SouthAsia SSA Highincome Milk FAO, 2011 Based on anticipated change in absolute tonnes of product comparing 2000 and 2030
  9. 9. Provides food and nutritional security BUT overconsumption can cause obesity Powers 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 Opportunities and challenges in the livestock sector
  10. 10. ILRI – member of the CGIAR consortium
  11. 11. CIMMYT Mexico City Mexico IFPRI Wash. DC USA CIP Lima Peru CIAT Cali Colombia Bioversity International Rome Italy AfricaRice Cotonou Benin IITA Ibadan Nigeria ILRI Nairobi Kenya World Agroforestry Nairobi Kenya ICARDA Beirut Lebanon ICRISAT Patancheru India IWMI Colombo Sri Lanka IRRI Los Banos Phillippines World Fish Penang Malaysia CIFOR Bogor Indonesia CGIAR Research Centres: members of the CGIAR consortium
  12. 12. CGIAR research programs Dryland Cereals Grain Legumes Livestock and Fish Maize Rice Roots, Tubers and Bananas Wheat Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Forests, Trees and Agroforestry Water, Land and Ecosystems Humidtropics Aquatic Agricultural Systems Dryland Systems Policies, Institutions, and Markets Agriculture for Nutrition and Health Genebanks
  13. 13. Dryland Cereals Grain Legumes Livestock and Fish Maize Rice Roots, Tubers and Bananas Wheat Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Forests, Trees and Agroforestry Water, Land and Ecosystems Humidtropics Aquatic Agricultural Systems Dryland Systems Policies, Institutions, and Markets Agriculture for Nutrition and Health Genebanks More milk, meat, and fish by and for the poor Led by ILRI with CIAT, ICARDA and the WorldFish Center
  14. 14. ILRI strategy and the CGIAR Consortium CGIAR consortium ILRI strategy Global livestock issues
  15. 15. Mission and vision ILRI envisions a world where all people have access to enough food and livelihood options to fulfill their potential. ILRI’s mission is to improve food and nutritional security and to reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock—ensuring better lives through livestock.
  16. 16. Strategic objective 1 ILRI and its partners will develop, test, adapt and promote science-based practices that—being sustainable and scalable— achieve better lives through livestock.
  17. 17. Strategic objective 2 ILRI and its partners will provide compelling scientific evidence in ways that persuade decision- makers—from farms to boardrooms and parliaments— that smarter policies and bigger livestock investments can deliver significant socio-economic, health and environmental dividends to both poor nations and households.
  18. 18. Strategic objective 3 ILRI and its partners will work to increase capacity amongst ILRI’s key stakeholders and the institute itself so that they can make better use of livestock science and investments for better lives through livestock.
  19. 19. SOME CHARACTERISTICS OF ILRI
  20. 20. Establishment of ILRI • Merger of the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD, Kenya) and the International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA, Ethiopia) in 1994 • ILRI Legal Character is based on: • Agreement on the Establishment of ILRI (21 September 1994) • Constitution of ILRI (21 September 1994) • Agreement is the instrument that created ILRI • Agreement signed by Denmark, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sweden, Switzerland and UNEP
  21. 21. Livestock & Fish Tom Randolph (director) Research Methods Jane Poole Regional Reps Sikhalazo Dube Abdou Fall Steve Staal South Asia (vacant) Integrated Sciences Biosciences Drylands Polly Ericksen HumidTropics Tim Robinson PIM (Acting) Hikuepi Katjiuongua A4NH Delia Grace WLE Mats Lannerstad CCAFS Polly Ericksen CRP Focal Points Vaccine platform Vish Nene (director) Animal biosciences Steve Kemp Food safety and zoonoses Delia Grace Livestock systems & environment Polly Ericksen Animal science for sustainable productivity Siboniso Moyo Livelihoods, gender & impact Isabelle Baltenweck Policy, trade &value chains (Acting) Hikuepi Katjiuongua Feed and forage biosciences (Vacant) Genebank Jean Hanson BecA-ILRI Hub Appolinaire Djikeng (director) Institute and research management Institute Management Committee DG’s Rep Ethiopia Siboniso Moyo Director General Jimmy Smith DDG Integrated Sciences Iain Wright DDG Biosciences- Vacant Acting Vish Nene & Steve Kemp Chief Operating Officer Martin v Weerdenburg Dir. People and Organizational Development Stella Kiwango (Acting) Assistant Director General Shirley Tarawali Business Development Vacant Capacity Devmt. Iddo Dror IP / Legal Linda Opati* ILRI Comms Peter Ballantyne Susan Macmillan Josephine Birungi (Technology manager) *not IRMC
  22. 22. BIOSCIENCES EASTERN AND CENTRAL AFRICA (BeCA-ILRI Hub)  A strategic partnership between ILRI and AU-NEPAD.  A biosciences platform that makes the best lab facilities available to the African scientific community.  Building African scientific capacity.  Identifying agricultural solutions based on modern biotechnology.
  23. 23. ILRI resources 2015 • Staff: 700+ • Budget: nearly US$90 million • Senior scientists from 39 countries • 34% of internationally recruited staff are women --and 50% of the senior leadership team • Main campuses in Kenya and Ethiopia, and offices in 16 other countries around the world
  24. 24. ILRI Offices Main campuses: Nairobi and Addis Ababa Offices in 16 other countries
  25. 25. ILRI Graduate Fellowship • Graduate Fellows - MSc/PhD (6-36 months) 120 • Research Fellows (BecA-ILRI hub)- Non-degree related training in research (up to 18 months) 32 • Interns - Short-term, on-the-job training for young professionals (3-6 months) 19
  26. 26. Addis Campus – A CGIAR Campus • ILRI • IWMI • IFPRI • CIMMYT • ICARDA • ICRAF • CIP • Bioversity • ICRISAT • CIAT • icipe • IFAD • BMGF
  27. 27. ILRI Nairobi campus IITA CIP CIMMYT IRRI CIFOR At the foot of Kenya’s Ngong Hills ★
  28. 28. Google’s view of the ILRI campus - laboratory and farm facilities Labs Farm and paddocks Mazingira House: environmental research
  29. 29. 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

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