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Dragonic Overlord "The X" & Dragonix Overlord the End Review

“But, to gain strength… …means to cross each other’s path once more. The End is not over!”

No need for long introductions, this card is Dragonic Overlord “The X”. 514 more words

Cardfight Vanguard

Study shows promising new avenues to develop a product that could help in the control of Theileriosis

A recent study on ‘Identification of virulence factors of Theileria parva’ has confirmed the existence of a low virulent strain and identified the mechanism that was at the basis of this low virulence, showing some promising new avenues to develop a product that could help in the control of Theileriosis. 302 more words

Disease Control

A Day in the Life of the PAZ Project: Laboratory diagnostic of diseases hosted by animals in the PAZ project area

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), jointly with the University of Edinburgh (UK) and the Kenya Medical Research Institute, with additional support from the Kenyan Department of Veterinary Services, operates a laboratory in the town of Busia, in Western Kenya.  521 more words


The long awaited birthday gift: James Gachanja transitions

In this article James Gachanja, who has just retired from ILRI, the place that has been his home for the past 23 years, looks back on his journey at ILRI as he excitedly goes to pursue his farming dream. 1,137 more words


A Day in the Life of the PAZ Project: Pig farming and slaughtering in Western Kenya

Busia County, in Western Kenya is the main research area for the People, Animals and their Zoonoses (PAZ) project. Farmers in this County and its environs are slowly adopting pig farming as an alternative way of earning their livelihoods. 688 more words


A minor role of CD4+ T lymphocytes in the control of a primary infection of cattle with Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. Mycoides: Highlighting our publications

Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP), caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides, is an important livestock disease in Africa. The current control measures rely on a vaccine with limited efficacy and occasional severe side effects. 245 more words

Disease Control

Professor Joachim Frey visits ILRI's Biotechnology Theme

On January 18, the Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) team at ILRI Nairobi had the pleasure of hosting Prof. Joachim Frey from the University of Bern in Switzerland. 365 more words