Genetics component

From livestock-fish ilriwikis

Theme Leader: John Benzie (WorldFish) ILRI Focal Point: Okeyo Mwai

Focal persons for value chains

Value chain Genetics Theme’s focal and link persons
Vietnam pigs Karen Marshall and Han Jianlin
Uganda Pigs Karen Marshal and Denis Mujibi
Ethiopia small ruminant Tadelle Dessie and Okeyo Mwai
West Africa Small ruminant Karen Marshall and Tadelle Dessie
Tanzania dairy Julie Ojango and Denis Mujibi/Okeyo Mwai
India Dairy Okeyo Mwai
Nicaragua dual purpose cattle Okeyo Mwai and Julie Ojango




Planning Documents

Genetics component review document of the Ethiopia small ruminant value chain, submitted by Okeyo Mwai (June2013)

File:Ethiopia-Goat-Developmeny Review-ILRI-1-OM-Reviewed-June-10-2013.doc

Review of projects and thoughts on strategies, submitted by Okeyo Mwai (June2013) File:Sheep-review-ILRI.docx

Resources and platforms

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News and Updates

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A two days team meeting for the livestock and fish genetics, among the 4 components of the Livestock and Fish CGIAR research program starting today 30 July, is being held at ILRI Nairobi. Meeting objectives are to; develop a common understanding of the objectives of the Component and the proposed approach; review and refine the implementation plan and agree on the timetable for 2012; identify resource mobilization priorities and agree on responsibilities. Participating are scientists from ILRI, ICARDA and WorldFish, with the DGs of both ILRI and WorldFish present.