International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) - One Health Commission

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

 

Capacity Building for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development

 

Description

 

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is a non-for-profit and

non-governmental organization that works at the crossroads of livestock and

poverty, bringing high-quality science and capacity-building to bear on poverty

reduction and sustainable development. ILRI works in partnerships and

alliances with other organizations, national and international, in livestock

research, training, and information. ILRI is a member of the Consortium of

CGIAR Centers that conducts food and environmental research to help alleviate

poverty and increase food security while protecting the natural resource base.

 

Purpose

 

To work at the crossroads of livestock and poverty, bringing high-quality

science and capacity-building to bear on poverty reduction and sustainable

development for poor livestock keepers and their communities.

 

Scope International – Regional focus in developing regions of Africa and Asia.

 

Primary Funders

 

ILRI has over 50 international investors to include government agencies, nonprofit

organizations, research institutions, and industry.

 

Participants & Key Collaborators

 

ILRI has over 165 international partners and employs over 700 staff from about

40 countries that represent some 30 disciplines (the majority of staff, around

600, are from Kenya and Ethiopia).

 

Definition of One Health

 

None. However, ILRI's current strategy captures the principles of One Health

recognizing the connection between livestock, human, and environmental

health.

 

Monitoring & Evaluation Strategy

 

ILRI has an Internal Audit Unit with the principal business objectives of:

providing advisory services to assist ILRI's management in meeting its

objectives; carrying out audit assignments on identified areas based on the risks

faced by ILRI; and carrying out audit investigations on the request of ILRI

management or the ILRI Board of Trustees.

 

Sources of Information

 

ILRI Website: http://www.ilri.org/

Contact Bruce Scott

Director, Partnerships and

Communications and Secretary to

ILRI's Board of Trustees

b.scott@cgiar.org

 

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