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Celebrating the open access week at ILRI

Here’s how the Policies Institutions and Livelihoods (PIL) program at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is contributing towards open research

The PIL program’s objective is to maximize livestock-mediated welfare and livelihoods among women and men smallholder and pastoral producers and their communities, as well as to increase the availability of quality animal-source food to poor consumers. 

The program works around the following product lines:   

In marking this year’s open access week at ILRI, here are highlights of some of the recent open access data sets and open access research outputs from the PIL program.   

Open access data sets

MoreMilkiT monitoring survey in Tanzania

The More Milk in Tanzania (MoreMilkiT) project aims to achieve inclusive growth and reduced poverty and vulnerability among people with dairy-dependent livelihoods in selected rural areas in Tanzania. The project is primarily targeted at pre-commercial marginalized smallholder cattle-keeping men and women who do not currently participate fully in dairy value chains. This data set contains monitoring, learning and evaluation data from 461 households for project evaluation and impact assessment.

Open access research outputs

The Open Access Week, is a global event that is marked annually. It not only offers the academic and research community opportunity to continue to learn from each other, but also has potential to maximize research investments, increase exposure and use of published research among other benefits.  

Find out more about ILRIs Open Access week here.  

Access the presentation dubbed open ILRI here

For more information about the PIL program, kindly contact Isabelle Baltenweck the program leader: i.baltenweck@cgiar.org. 

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