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FEED THE FUTURE INNOVATION LAB FOR LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS

2018 Global Nutrition Symposium

The Missing Link: Increasing Availability of Animal-Source Foods Through Greater Production and Marketing of Quality Feeds

January 24-25, 2018 | Harmony Hotel | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Group Photo, Global Nutrition Symposium

Content

Session I. Opening

SpeakerVideo with presentationPresentation only
  1. Dr. David Sammons, Representative of the External Advisory Board, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems

  2. Dr. Faith Bartz Tarr, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow & Agriculture Officer, Representative of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  3. Ms. Kristen MacNaughtan, Program Officer, Representative of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  4. Dr. Oumou Sanon, Deputy Director, Representative of Institute for the Environment and Agricultural Research (INERA)

  5. Dr. Alan Duncan, Director General’s representative in Ethiopia, Representative of International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

  6. Dr. Diriba Geleti, Deputy Director, Representative of the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR)

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Ms. Kristen MacNaughtan, Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Video Realizing livestock’s potential: Why animal feed is critical to achieving our strategic goals

Dr. Adegbola Adesogan, Director, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems

Video Focus on Feed: USAID and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation collaboration on feed research and capacity building

Poster session – Improving supply, fostering demand: Experiences in quality feeds.

 Session II: Quality Feeds: Roles and Experiences

SpeakerVideo with presentationPresentation only

Dr. Harinder Makkar, former Senior Animal Production Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO); and Private consultant

Video Keynote address: Improving livestock productivity, livelihoods, human nutrition and the environment through quality feeds

Dr. Michael Blümmel, Deputy Program Leader ‒ Feed and Forage Development, ILRI

Video Mapping feed demand and supply  

Dr. Adugna Tolera, Professor, Hawassa University

Video Improving the supply of quality feeds in Ethiopia: Successes and lessons learned

Dr. Oumou Sanon, Deputy Director, INERA

Video Improving the supply of quality feeds in Burkina Faso: Successes and lessons learned

Session III. Working Group 1 – Solutions for Increasing the Supply of Quality Feed 

Concurrent working groups (5) to discuss proven innovative solutions and to recommend research and development actions 

Working group 1 presentation summaries and discussionVideo

Presentations:

Session IV. Working Group 2 – Models and Tools for Feed Delivery

Concurrent working groups (5) to discuss proven innovative solutions and to recommend research and development actions 

Working Group 2 presentation summaries and discussionVideo

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Session V. Closing

SpeakerVideo with presentationPresentation only

Mr. Seyoum Bediye, Director, EIAR and Ethiopian Animal Feed Industry Association

Video Developing an enabling policy framework for ensuring supply of quality feeds

Dr. Asamoah Larbi, Country Representative (Ghana), IITA; and External Advisory Board, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems  

Video Summary (no presentation)

 

Photos from 2018 Global Nutrition Symposium


The poster session at the Global Nutrition Symposium featured 25 studies with a connection to Ethiopia.

Dr. Faith Bartz Tarr

Dr. Faith Bartz Tarr from USAID, right, chats with members of the External Advisory Board of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems.

GNS opening session speakers

The opening panel of the Global Nutrition Symposium.

 
Opening of GNS

Dr. Diriba Geleti, from the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, opened the symposium by welcoming the participants and highlighting the importance of livestock. 

GNS keynote speaker Dr. Makkar

The keynote address by Dr. Harinder Makkar addressed “Improving livestock productivity, livelihoods, human nutrition and the environment through quality feeds.”

Asking question at GNS

Participants interacted with all speakers at the Global Nutrition Symposium.

Working group presents with tablet

Ten Working Groups presented to the full symposium. 

GNS working group

One working group addressed "Balancing rations for productivity and profitability."

GNS group discussion

Participants exchanged valuable insights at the Global Nutrition Symposium.

 
GNS groups presenting

Working groups allowed participants to engage with topics of precision. 

GNS animated group

Attendees shared insights from various disciplines.

Staff at GNS

Organizers from the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems. 

 


 

 



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