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ILRI research on zoonosis, food safety and antimicrobial resistance highlighted at the 2022 Global ODA Forum
Advocacy / Agriculture / Animal Health / Cambodia / CGIAR / East and Southeast Asia / Food Safety / Human Health / ILRI / Livestock / policy / Southeast Asia / Vietnam / Zoonotic Diseases

ILRI research on zoonosis, food safety and antimicrobial resistance highlighted at the 2022 Global ODA Forum

Food safety, zoonoses, antimicrobial resistance and animal health research findings by scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners were presented at the 2022 Global ODA Forum for Sustainable Agricultural Development held 21–22 November 2022 in Seoul, South Korea. Continue reading

Vietnam to enhance agricultural innovation in fight against climate change
Advocacy / Agriculture / Climate Change / East and Southeast Asia / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Vietnam to enhance agricultural innovation in fight against climate change

Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and CGIAR co-hosted a forum dubbed ‘Research and innovation for enhanced environmental sustainability, low-emission agriculture, climate change adaptation and mitigation’ at Pan Pacific Hotel in Hanoi on 28 November 2022. The event shared knowledge on sustainable agriculture from programs and projects in Vietnam and other countries as part of efforts to fight climate change. Continue reading

Media clippings: Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture – CGIAR forum on research and innovation for low emission agriculture and climate change adaptation and mitigation
Advocacy / Agri-Health / Agriculture / CGIAR / Climate Change / Crop-Livestock / East and Southeast Asia / GHG Emisssions / ILRI / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Media clippings: Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture – CGIAR forum on research and innovation for low emission agriculture and climate change adaptation and mitigation

Clippings of key national print and online newspapers on the forum on ‘Research and innovation for enhanced environmental sustainability, low-emission agriculture, climate change adaptation and mitigation’. The event took place on 28 November 2022 and was co-hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam (MARD) and CGIAR. Continue reading

Cambodia taskforce scales up activities in line with country’s new food safety law
Advocacy / AHH / Cambodia / East and Southeast Asia / Food Safety / ILRI / Livestock / Markets / Meat / Pigs / Poultry / Research / Southeast Asia

Cambodia taskforce scales up activities in line with country’s new food safety law

A taskforce of food safety experts from across Cambodia and a research project team led by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) recently met in Phnom Penh to explore ways to facilitate collaboration between the authorities and researchers in Cambodia for safer food in the country. The meeting was co-hosted by the National Animal Health and Production Research Institute (NAHPRI) and ILRI as part of an ILRI-led component of the Agroecology and Safe food System Transitions, or ASSET project. Continue reading

SAPLING initiative’s stakeholder consultation proposes priority activities for northwest Vietnam
Animal Breeding / Cattle / Crop-Livestock / Feeds / Forages / Gender / ILRI / Livestock / Markets / Pigs / PIL / Poultry / Research / Vietnam

SAPLING initiative’s stakeholder consultation proposes priority activities for northwest Vietnam

In early October this year, a stakeholder engagement meeting was held in Mai Son District, Son La Province to consult Vietnamese partners and farmers on the planned interventions of the CGIAR Initiative on Sustainable Animal Productivity for Livelihoods, Nutrition and Gender Inclusion. Continue reading

ICAR and ILRI training to enhance backyard poultry production for India’s food security
ILRI / India / LiveGene / Poultry / South Asia

ICAR and ILRI training to enhance backyard poultry production for India’s food security

A collaboration between the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is supporting the development of backyard poultry production systems in India. The project aims for developing the indigenous chicken specific single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) chip for use in Indian indigenous chicken breeds. Continue reading

Agroecology project supports capacity development for food safety in Laos and Vietnam
East and Southeast Asia / Food Safety / Laos / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Agroecology project supports capacity development for food safety in Laos and Vietnam

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners recently trained 20 Vietnamese and 55 Laotian stakeholders on food safety and food safety risk assessment. This training is among the efforts of the Agroecology and Safe Food System Transitions (ASSET) project in transforming the food systems in the Southeast Asia region. Continue reading