The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit an MSc student to focus on identification of molecular markers suitable for marker-assisted selection of Napier grass.
The overall goal of this project is to develop a genomics database for Napier grass; thereby enabling breed ... read more and apply
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
ILRI envisions a world where all people have access to enough food and livelihood options to fulfil their potential.
ILRI’s mission is to improve food and nutritional security and to reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock—ensuring better lives through livestock.