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ILRI joins first CGIAR and MARD’s coordination meeting on enhancing agricultural research partnerships

Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and CGIAR recently evaluated on-going research by CGIAR centres in the country and developed plans for further collaboration in agricultural research for development. Continue reading

ASSP / CRP37 / Feeds / Fodder / ILRI / India / South Asia / Workshop

Getting to the root of the problem: Feed and fodder interventions for Bihar’s dairy sector planned

Insufficient supply of feed and fodder for animals remains a problem for dairy farmers in India, particularly in the state of Bihar. Feed and fodder scarcity limits animal productivity of products such as meat and milk, resulting in reduced incomes especially for smallholder dairy farmers. Continue reading

ILRI / Regions / Staff / East and Southeast Asia

ILRI vacancy: Regional Representative, East and Southeast Asia

Originally posted on ILRI jobs:
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Regional Representative, East and Southeast Asia to support research management through coordination of the regional programme and partnerships, raising resources and undertaking research. The Regional Representative will facilitate ILRI’s involvement in the region by identifying opportunities and developing partnerships, as well…

CRP4 / East and Southeast Asia / FSZ / Hanoi / ILRI / Livestock / Trade agreements / Vietnam / Workshop

Embracing opportunity: Vietnam’s livestock sector and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Livestock sector experts and stakeholders in Vietnam recently met to discuss the opportunities and challenges offered by the newly unveiled Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other trade agreements and their likely effects on the country’s livestock industry. Continue reading

Collaboration / CRP4 / Food Safety / FSZ / ILRI / India / Partnerships / South Asia / Zoonotic Diseases

Tapping into potential partnerships: ILRI and Bihar Agricultural University discuss possible collaborations

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Bihar Agricultural University (BAU) recently discussed possibilities of collaboration on livestock research for development in Bihar, India.

In a meeting held 8-10 October 2015, the two institutes identified areas of mutual interest such as food safety, zoonotic diseases and animal nutrition as opportunities for developing joint proposals and projects.
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CRP37 / Dairying / ILRI / India / Livestock-Fish / South Asia / Value Chains

Taking stock and looking ahead: Livestock and Fish further develops dairy value chain work in India

The CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish recently reviewed its current projects and activities in India and set plans for 2016 and beyond.

At a review and planning meeting held 24-26 September 2015 at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Varanasi City in Uttar Pradesh, progress of the Livestock and Fish dairy value chain work in India was assessed. Continue reading