The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is the implementing agent on behalf of the System-wide Livestock Programme. SLP provide strategic guidance and provide links with a sister project on Fodder Innovations funded by the UK Department for International Development. The programme is funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). ILRI coordinates the project in the three countries, and leads activities on the ground in Ethiopia in collaboration with the IPMS project which has an ongoing programme of fodder development research. In Syria activities are led by the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) with co-operation from the Syrian Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform and the Aga Khan Foundation.

Project co-ordinator and Ethiopia Country Co-ordinator:

Dr Alan J. Duncan
International Livestock Research Institute
PO Box 5689
Addis Ababa
Tel +251 11 617 2223 (direct line)
+251 11 617 2000 (switchboard)
Fax + 251 11 617 2001

Syria Country Co-ordinator:

Dr Asamoah Larbi
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
P O Box 5466
Tel: + 962 21 221 3433
Fax: + 963 21 221 3490

Vietnam Country Co-ordinator:

Dr Werner Stür
International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
P.O. Box 783
Tel: +865 21 770090