Who we are
Biotech is a research theme at ILRI that focuses on developing bioproducts and knowledge to enhance livestock agriculture in resource poor farming systems.
To utilize applied and advanced research methods to develop and help disseminate technological interventions such as vaccines, diagnostics and animal breeding strategies to reduce production constraints due to disease and poor animal genetics.
Why the world needs Biotechnology
Biotechnology offers a means to reverse the reducing rates of productivity returns from agriculture in developing countries.
The Biotech team
Theme director, Vish Nene v.nene(at)cgiar.org
Improving livestock disease control and product safety (BT01), Phil Toye p.toye(at)cgiar.org
Improving characterization of livestock and pathogens (BT02), Steve Kemp s.kemp(at)cgiar.org
Improving utilization of farm animal genetics resources (BT03), Okeyo Mwai o.mwai(at)cgiar.org
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International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Old Naivasha Road
P.O. Box 30709
00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 20 422 3000
Fax: +254 20 422 3001
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Evelyn Katingi (e.katingi(at)cgiar.org)