Animal Breeding / Cattle / Dairying / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Senegal / West Africa

Better dairy cattle breeds and better management can improve the livelihoods of the rural poor in Senegal

Research on dairy cattle breeds in Senegal shows that combining best livestock genetics with improved animal management practices can result in significantly increased household benefits. Continue reading

Animal Breeding / Dairying / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Senegal

ILRI vacancy: Database Manager (closed!!)

Job Title: Database Manager (CLOSED!!) Application deadline: June 23, 2013 Duration of contract: 18 months with possible extension to 24 months Location: Dakar, Senegal The Interstate School of sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Dakar (EISMV) aims at contributing to economic growth, poverty reduction and food security of its member and non-member states through Research and Development activities, and … Continue reading

Animal Breeding / Dairying / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Senegal

ILRI vacancy: Field Officer (closing January 5, 2013)

Improved food and nutritional security from better utilization of dairy cattle breed / cross-breed types in Senegal Job Title: Field Officer (CLOSED!!) Application deadline: January 5, 2012 Starting Date: January 15, 2013 (or As soon as possible) Duration of contract: 18 months with possible extension to 21 months Location: Departements of Thies ,Tivaouvane et Mbacke A … Continue reading

Animal Breeding / Dairying / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Senegal

Vacance ILRI: Agent Technique (fermeture le 5 Janvier 2013)

Amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle par une meilleure utilisation des races bovines laitières (pures et croisées) au Sénégal Intitulé du poste: Agent Technique  (ENQUÊTEUR) Date limite de dépôt des candidatures : Le 5 Janvier 2013 Date  de prise de fonction: Le 15 janvier 2013 (ou dès que possible) Durée de contrat: 18 mois avec … Continue reading

Animal Breeding / Cattle / Dairying / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Senegal / West Africa

Introducing the Senegal Dairy Genetics project

Earlier this year the Finnish Government’s FoodAfrica Programme agreed to fund a project of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in partnership with Interstate School of Veterinary science and Medicine of Dakar, the University of Helsinki, and Agrifood Research Finland. Entitled ‘‘improved food and nutritional security from better utilisation of dairy cattle breed-types types in … Continue reading

Animal Breeding / Cattle / Dairying / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Senegal / West Africa

Présentation du projet ‘Sénégal Génétique Laitière’

Le programme ‘FoodAfrica’ du Gouvernement Finlandais a accepté de financer un nouveau projet mené par l’Institut International de Recherche sur le Bétail (ILRI), en partenariat avec l’Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles (ISRA), l’Université d’Helsinki et Agrifood Research Finland. Le projet est intitulé ‘Amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle par une meilleure utilisation des races … Continue reading