ILRI’s Jimmy Smith promotes ‘low-carbon’ and ‘climate-smart cows’ at the Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue, in Rwanda

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(Clockwise from top left): Students visit ILRI’s Mazingira Centre to learn about livestock and environment research (photo credit: ILRI/Dorine Odongo); some of the state-of-the-art greenhouse gas equipment at Mazingira Centre (ILRI/Susan MacMillan); greenhouse gas emission chambers in the centre’s labs (ILRI/Susan MacMillan); a young Boran steer during a feeding trial at the centre designed to assess greenhouse gas emissions from two livestock systems in East Africa (ILRI/Lutz Merbold).

Leaders of several CGIAR centres, including Jimmy Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), are participating in the Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue being held yesterday and today (5–6 Aug 2019) in Kigali, Rwanda. This dialogue has been organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union Commission, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the…

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