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Better lives through livestock: ILRI overview

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Presented by Jimmy Smith at the visit from the Chinese delegation, ILRI Nairobi, 15 November 2016

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Better lives through livestock: ILRI overview

  1. 1. Better lives through livestock ILRI overview 16 November 2016
  2. 2. Animal sourcefoods: 5of6highest valueglobal commodities (total valueofthese5=US Int$715 billion) FAOSTAT 2015 (values for 2013) 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 0 50 100 150 200 250 Production(MT)millions Netproductionvalue(Int$)billion net production value (Int $) billion production (MT) Cow milk has overtaken rice
  3. 3. Gains in meat consumption in developing countries are outpacing those of developed 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 1980 1990 2002 2015 2030 2050 Millionmetrictonnes developing developed
  4. 4. 0 50 100 150 200 250 E.AsiaPacific China SouthAsia SSA Highincome % growth in demand for livestock products to 2030 2000 - 2030 4 0 50 100 150 200 250 E.AsiaPacific China SouthAsia SSA Highincome 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 E.AsiaPacific China SouthAsia SSA Highincome 0 50 100 150 200 250 E.AsiaPacific China SouthAsia SSA Highincome Figure 1. Estimates of the % growth in demand for animal source foods in different World regions, comparing 2005 and 2030. Estimates were developed using the IMPACT model, courtesy Dolapo Enahoro, ILRI. Beef Pork Poultry Milk
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Improved food and nutrition security for health Improved natural resource systems and ecosystem services Reduced poverty ILRI’s mandate 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.
  7. 7. 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 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia World Agroforestry Nairobi Kenya ICARDA Beirut Lebanon ICRISAT Patancheru India IWMI Colombo Sri Lanka IRRI Los Banos Phillippines WorldFish Penang Malaysia CIFOR Bogor Indonesia CGIAR Research Centres
  8. 8. The CRP II Portfolio
  9. 9. ILRI Offices Main campuses: Nairobi and Addis Ababa Offices in 16 other countries
  10. 10. ILRI resources 2016 • Staff: 670+ • Budget: nearly US$80 million • Senior scientists from 39 countries • One third of ILRI staff are women • Main campuses in Kenya and Ethiopia, and offices in 16 other countries around the world
  11. 11. ILRI’s core research areas Livestock genetics Animal and human health Feed and forage resources development Sustainable livestock systems Policy, value chains and livelihoods Impacts at scale BecA-ILRI hub
  12. 12. 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.
  13. 13. ILRI’s Mazingira Centre state-of-the-art environmental research • Test and develop management strategies that increases livestock, feed and crop production, while decreasing GHG emissions and environmental degradation • Serve as center for capacity building for environmental observations and assessments • Hub for scientific exchange in East Africa
  14. 14. ILRI and China Liaison office: Beijing; Xianglin Li CAAS-ILRI Joint Laboratory on Livestock and Forage Genetic Resources - Han Jianlin CAAS-ILRI Joint Laboratory for Ruminant Disease Control
  15. 15. CAS-ILRI collaboration 8 ongoing ILRI-NSFC projects (animal genetics & genomics, rumen metagenomics and methane emission, animal health) 2 projects led by CAS :  Mechanisms of hydrogen transferring during ruminal fiber degradation and methane production and methane mitigation strategies (Dr. Min Wang Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, Changsha (2016- 2020))  Genetics, evolution and omics of prolific breeds of domestic sheep (Ovis aries) (Dr. Meng- Hua Li, Institute of Zoology, Beijing (2017-2021)) 2016“NSFC- ILRI” annual meeting held on the 23rd of September in Beijing “NSFC-ILRI” consultation workshop held on ILRI campus in 2015
  16. 16. Highlights of collaborative sheep genomics research (with Dr. Meng-Hua Li’s team of Institute of Zoology, Beijing) High impact articles: - Mongolian Plateau as the secondary dispersal center for domestic sheep into East Eurasia; - Unique evolutionary history of Chinese indigenous sheep genetic resources Lv FH, et al. 2015. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32(10): 2515-2533. Yang J, et al. (2016) Molecular Biology and Evolution 33: 33(10): 2576–2592
  17. 17. Highlights of collaborative chicken genomics research (with Prof. Ya-Ping Zhang’s team of Kunming Institute of Zoology) Z-chromosome diversity in 1000 chickens; De novo genome assembly and re-sequencing of 150 jungle fowls and 700 domestic chickens in south and southeast Asia; An addition of 1000 genomes of indigenous chickens from Africa and other parts of world to be re-sequenced from 2017
  18. 18. CAAS-ILRI Joint Laboratory for Ruminant Disease Control (JLRDC) Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (2015) Visit to ILRI: 7, 8 December 2016
  19. 19. Addis Campus – A CGIAR Campus ILRI IWMI IFPRI CIMMYT ICARDA • icipe • IFAD • BMGF
  20. 20. ILRI Nairobi campus IITA CIP CIMMYT IRRI CIFOR At the foot of Kenya’s Ngong Hills ★
  21. 21. Google’s view of the ILRI campus - laboratory and farm facilities Labs Farm and paddocks Mazingira House: environmental research
  22. 22. This presentation is licensed for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence. better lives through livestock ilri.org ILRI thanks all donors and organizations who globally supported its work through their contributions to the CGIAR system

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