• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff501-1000
  • Development Budget25 Million - 50 Million
  • HeadquartersKenya
  • Founded1994

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works at the crossroads of livestock and poverty, bringing high-quality science and capacity-building to bear on poverty reduction and sustainable development. ILRI works in Africa, South and Southeast Asia, and China. ILRI is a non-profit-making and non-governmental organization with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, and a second principal campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. ILRI employ over 700 staff from about 40 countries. About 80 staff are recruited through international competitions and represent some 30 disciplines. Around 600 staff are nationally recruited, largely from Kenya and Ethiopia. Most ILRI staff are based at headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya (about 170 people) and at the principal campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. ILRI works in partnerships and alliances with other organizations, national and international, in livestock research, training and information. ILRI works in all tropical developing regions of Africa and Asia. ILRI is a member of the Consortium of CGIAR Centers that conducts food and environmental research to help alleviate poverty and increase food security while protecting the natural resource base.
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Job openings over the past year

90Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Manager, Digital Ecosystems
  • Digital Media and Content Specialist

Staff at International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have experience in


  • monitoring / evaluation
  • research & development
  • development
  • financial services
  • finance


  • ec
  • goal global
  • test


  • kenya
  • zimbabwe
  • ireland
  • nigeria
  • ethiopia


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Contract Awards

Provision of Access to Global Health Solutions

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Provision for Agricultural Development

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Tackling Drug Resistant Nontyphoidal Salmonella in Poultry Farms

International Development Research Centre (IDRC) - Canada

Baseline Survey

African Development Bank (AFDB)

Implementation Support Ilri

African Development Bank (AFDB)

Feed the Future: Innovation Lab for Small-Scale Irrigation

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Feed the Future: Innovation Lab for Sustainable Intensification

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Contact International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

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Company Offices

  • Kenya (headquarters)
  • Nairobi
  • India
  • New Delhi
  • National Agricultural Science Centre, CG Centres' Block C, Dev Prakash Shastri Marg
  • Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa
  • India
  • Hyderabad
  • Patancheru
  • China
  • Beijing
  • Institute of Animal Science Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) No. 2, Yuan Min Yuan Xi Lu, Haidian District
  • Uganda
  • Kampala
  • Plot 106, Katalima Road
  • Mozambique
  • Maputo
  • Institute of Mozambique Av Das FPLM 2698