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Mindy Spyker joins ILRI as graduate fellow in the Livestock, gender and impact program

Mindy Spyker has joined the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) as a US Borlaug Fellow in Global Food Security for the next five months under the Livelihoods, gender and impact (LGI) program. Spyker is a masters student at the University of South Florida in the field of public health. Her research interests are nutrition, mothers … Continue reading

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Chesney McOmber joins ILRI as a graduate fellow in the Livelihoods, gender and impact program

Chesney McOmber has joined the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) as a graduate fellow for the next four months under the Livelihoods, gender and impact (LGI) program. She is a doctoral student at the University of Florida in the field of political science. Her research interests within this field of study are gender equity, social … Continue reading

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Catherine Kilelu joins ILRI’s Livelihoods, gender and impact program

Catherine Kilelu has joined the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) as a post-doctoral scientist under the Livelihoods, Gender and Impact (LGI) program. She is a joint appointee between ILRI and the Wageningen University. In her position, Kilelu’s work will  focus on innovation platforms and will be directly aligned to the Value Chain Transformation and Scaling … Continue reading

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From research to action – Jemimah Njuki sails on!

Jemimah Njuki, at her TEDxWashington talk (photo credit: IFPRI photo set on Flickr) When vision, passion and commitment meet, what emerges is a leader who inspires and motivates her team to achieve great things and propels them to great heights. It is nearly impossible to have a conversation around gender at the International Livestock Research … Continue reading

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A leader who has added great value to ILRI and many individuals: Praise for Jemimah Njuki

After 9 years with the CGIAR Jemimah Njuki,  a social scientists and the outgoing team leader of  the Poverty, Gender and Impact team stretches her wings to other heights! The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) team that she has been working with and leaves behind to continue working on gender issues had this to say … Continue reading

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ILRI adopts strategy and plan to mainstream approaches for gender equity in livestock development

‘This month, management of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) adopted a ‘Strategy and plan of action to mainstream gender in ILRI’. The document was developed by a task force led by Jemimah Njuki, leader of ILRI’s Poverty, Gender and Impact team. This strategy and action plan define the role that ILRI will play to … Continue reading