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Take a look at the WILD women and girls conducting livestock science for development
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Take a look at the WILD women and girls conducting livestock science for development

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Screenshot 1 of the ILRI WILD Pinterest board on Women in Livestock Development created to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2019 (illustration credit: ILRI). Check out ILRI’s WILD— Women in Livestock Development— by clicking open this link to ILRI’s WILD Pinterest board ? Screenshot 2.…

Collaborators begin new One Health study of avian influenza viruses in Vietnam
ILRI / Poultry / Southeast Asia / Vietnam / Zoonotic Diseases

Collaborators begin new One Health study of avian influenza viruses in Vietnam

In January, a team of human, animal, and environmental health investigators began an ambitious surveillance project to detect novel influenza viruses among poultry in Vietnam. The surveillance will involve collecting more than 5,000 field samples during a 12-month time period at live bird markets in Hanoi and three of Vietnam’s northern provinces.
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Should we eat red meat? Depends on who’s eating—New York Times
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Should we eat red meat? Depends on who’s eating—New York Times

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Left to right: Figure of an under-nourished individual (by The Twin Project), illustration of red meat (by Kristy Modarelli) and an 8,000-year-old figure of an over-nourished individual (excavated from an archeological site in Turkey). A particularly sane, sensible and equitable news report—one that takes an uncommon global perspective about optimal…

ILRI and German partners conduct hands-on meat inspection training to improve pork safety in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
A4NH / Animal Diseases / Capacity Strengthening / ILRI / Pigs / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

ILRI and German partners conduct hands-on meat inspection training to improve pork safety in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

Fifty researchers from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia benefited from meat inspection training workshops by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and German partners from the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and the Free University of Berlin (FBU) in November and December 2018. Continue reading