An International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)-led Government of Karnataka–CGIAR initiative is demonstrating proven livestock technologies for scaling in Karnataka.
Some 3 million pigs have been slaughtered in Vietnam since African swine fever was detected in February, making Vietnam the first Southeast Asian country to report an outbreak of a virus that has been devastating Chinese farmers for nearly a year.
The sixth issue of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) East and Southeast Asia newsletter is now available. It provides an overview of the activities from January to June 2019 as well as the upcoming activities in the second half of 2019.
ILRI and the Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services of the Odisha State, India, assisted rural communities revive livestock farming following the disastrous cyclone Fani that hit the state in May 2019.
Antibiotics are routinely added to animal feed in poor nations, fuelling superbugs. But new solutions are emerging, writes Aisling Irwin on SciDev.Net.
We would like to share with our donors and partners the list of publications of ILRI East and Southeast Asia publicized from January to June 2019. Thank you.
Findings from food safety, zoonoses and One Health research by scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners were presented at the Third Global ODA Forum for Sustainable Agricultural Development held 13-15 May 2019 in Seoul, South Korea.
Millions of small-scale pig farmers across Asia risk falling into poverty due to the rapid spread of African swine fever.
Food safety researchers from Cambodia and Vietnam recently participated in a training on using ‘System Effects’ modelling to help them identify the challenges, impacts and strategies for influencing policy on issues related to food-borne illnesses and antimicrobial resistance in the two countries.
The focus of my volunteer assignment is to support research activities within the SafePork project, an ACIAR-supported project focusing on market-based solutions to improve food safety along the pork-value-chain in Vietnam. In the last 10 months, I have been introduced to completely new perspectives and ideas which have challenged my own beliefs and furthered my interpersonal skills.