Research Programs

ILRI leads the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock, leads a component of the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health on food safety, and contributes to several other CGIAR research programs and platforms. ILRI is the co-founder, with the African Union/New Partnership for Africa’s Development Planning and Coordination Agency, of the Biosciences eastern and central Africa (BecA-ILRI) Hub on its Nairobi campus where world-class facilities for biotechnology research are in use by ILRI, and other international and national partners. The platform increases access to advanced laboratories for African and international scientists conducting research on African agricultural challenges.