HEARD (Health of Ethiopian Animals for Rural Development)

HEARD (Health of Ethiopian Animals for Rural Development)

The overall objectives of HEARD is increase sustainable livestock productivity and improve the marketing of livestock products and the specific objective is quality and reliability of integrated public and private veterinary service delivery improved taking into account the increasing impacts of climate change.

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International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works for better lives through livestock in developing countries. ILRI is co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, has 14 offices across Asia and Africa, employs some 700 staff and has an annual operating budget of about USD80 million.

ILRI is a CGIAR research centre, a global research partnership for a food-secure future. CGIAR science is dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources and ecosystem services. Its research is carried out by 15 CGIAR centres in close collaboration with hundreds of partners, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, development organizations and the private sector. www.cgiar.org

European Development Fund