ILRI postgraduates attend training in participatory risk assessment in Japan

From 3 to 12 September 2012, four graduate fellows attached to the Nairobi-based International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) participated in a course at Rakuno Gakuen University (RGU) in Ebetsu, Japan. The course focused on food safety risk assessment in informal markets in developing countries and used a mixture of lecture and hands-on training. Following an introduction on … Continue reading

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Pigs as a living bank account in rural Uganda

Sarah is a married mother of eight children living in a village near Kamuli, Uganda. She regularly attended training classes held by the non-profit organisation Volunteer Efforts for Development Concerns (VEDCO) before applying to receive Large White breed pigs. She met the requirements of already having a house with a separate kitchen. She also had … Continue reading