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

Nepal Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development explores collaboration opportunities with ILRI during visit to India
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Nepal Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development explores collaboration opportunities with ILRI during visit to India

Collaboration opportunities to strengthen Nepal’s livestock sector were top of the agenda when Shri Mahindra Ray Yadav, Nepal’s minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development along with his private secretary, Dinesh Kumar Yadav, visited the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). During the courtesy call to the institute’s New Delhi office on 8 June 2022, Yadav and ILRI’s regional representative for South Asia, Rahman Habibar, discussed technical support in the livestock sector, capacity development and women’s empowerment. Continue reading

Media workshop on food safety reporting held in Vietnam to commemorate World Food Safety Day
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Media workshop on food safety reporting held in Vietnam to commemorate World Food Safety Day

To celebrate the 4th World Food Safety Day (7 June 2022), a media workshop targeting over 40 Vietnamese reporters and researchers from different disciplines (public health, animal health, agriculture) was organized this morning in Hanoi. The ‘Deliver food safety messages to the community: an integrating approach between researchers and journalists – the case of animal-sourced food’ workshop discussed ways of better communicating food safety messages to the public. Continue reading

Virtual strategic consultation to prevent transboundary infectious disease spread in South Asia organized by ILRI
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Virtual strategic consultation to prevent transboundary infectious disease spread in South Asia organized by ILRI

A strategic consultation meeting to explore ways to prevent transboundary infectious diseases (TAD) from the livestock and poultry sectors of South Asian countries was jointly organized by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS), the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and the Bangladesh Academy of Agriculture (BAAG) on 15 February 2022. Continue reading

Science and technology: a driving force in sustainable agricultural development
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Science and technology: a driving force in sustainable agricultural development

Drastic changes in the agro-forestry-fisheries sector have been seen in recent years because of scientific research, technical advances, and modern agricultural production and processing technologies. With cooperation and support from agricultural research institutes worldwide, a number of research products have been applied in Vietnam, resulting in increased incomes for farmers and sustainable agricultural development. VnEconomy sought the opinions of international partners cooperating in agricultural scientific research in Vietnam about the achievements and challenges as well as the prospects in the future. Continue reading

Vietnam joins UN call to transform global food systems as UN Food Systems Summit kicks off
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Vietnam joins UN call to transform global food systems as UN Food Systems Summit kicks off

On 23 September 2021, Vietnam’s President Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined other world leaders at the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) 2021 where the global transformation of food systems is being discussed towards achieving 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Continue reading