ILRI scientists put livestock squarely on the (human) health table

ILRI Clippings

For the November 2011 ‘liveSTOCK Exchange’ event at ILRI, Delia Grace will lead a one-hour session on some of the urgent, complex and fascinating issues at the interface of human and animal health …

Watch this 3-minute photofilm with commentary by Delia Grace and small-scale butchers and consumers interviewed along Langata Road in Nairobi, Kenya. Dying For Meat was made for ILRI by duckrabbit, a digital production company based in the UK doing high-quality audio-visual story-telling and training.

For the last couple of years, Delia Grace, an Irish veterinarian and veterinary scientist, has worked closely with John McDermott, another veterinary researcher and former deputy director general for research for ILRI. McDermott departed ILRI last Friday to take up an appointment as director of a new CGIAR Research Program on nutrition and health. Starting today, McDermott will be based at ILRI’s sister institute, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), in…

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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