Vietnamese farmers with cattle fodder (photo credit: ILRI/Werner Stür).
Just in case you missed recent announcements, here is a selection of reports on our International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) activities in Asia from the last month.
- Close to a hundred dairy farmers recently gathered in Bihar, India for an ILRI-organized training session on better dairy feed management techniques
- A group of leaders in Asia—comprising agriculture and meteorology chiefs, climate negotiators and specialists, and heads of development agencies—met in Bangkok to hammer out a consensus on ways to make Asian agriculture smarter.
- ILRI’s Susan McMillan reports on a recent study highlighting the threat climate change poses to food production in Asia
- The CGIAR Livestock and Fish research program recently set out plans for Vietnam in 2012
- Ram Deka of ILRI talks to The Telegraph in Calcutta, India about the way forward for pig rearing in northeast India
- See how mixed crop and livestock farming systems in the mid-Himilayas are illustrative of how to help sustain world food production
- Paul Karaimu of ILRI reports on how research by CGIAR partner – the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture – shows that improving forage crops in livestock systems could potentially reduce climate change.