New One CGIAR initiative to transform livestock productivity, nutrition and gender inclusion in northwest Vietnam
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New One CGIAR initiative to transform livestock productivity, nutrition and gender inclusion in northwest Vietnam

A two-day workshop, 20-21 April 2022, kicked off the One CGIAR initiative on Sustainable Animal Productivity for Livelihoods, Nutrition and Gender Inclusion (SAPLING) in Son La Province, Northwest Vietnam. The workshop brought together 80 key stakeholders from the province including local authorities, farmers, researchers, private sector actors and the SAPLING team to discuss ways to make the livestock sector in Northwest Vietnam more productive, resilient, equitable and sustainable. Continue reading

The world commemorates One Health Day amidst pandemic
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The world commemorates One Health Day amidst pandemic

Today, 3 November 2021, marks the sixth annual One Health Day, a global campaign that celebrates and brings attention to the need for a One Health approach to address health threats at the human-animal-environment interface. 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

Better coordination and enhanced awareness essential for new One Health initiative in Bangladesh
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Better coordination and enhanced awareness essential for new One Health initiative in Bangladesh

On 18 August 2021, 80 people from government, research and academia across Bangladesh gathered virtually to discuss a proposed new CGIAR initiative to protect human health through a One Health approach. It is one of more than 30 new initiatives being developed by CGIAR to implement its 2030 research and innovation strategy. Continue reading

Engaging key stakeholders towards a CGIAR sustainable animal productivity initiative in Vietnam
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Engaging key stakeholders towards a CGIAR sustainable animal productivity initiative in Vietnam

To implement its 2030 research and innovation strategy, the global research partnership CGIAR is developing a series of initiatives designed to achieve a world with sustainable and resilient food, land, and water systems that deliver more diverse, healthy, safe, sufficient and affordable diets, and ensure improved livelihoods and greater social equality, within planetary and regional … Continue reading

Vietnam holds first national dialogue in the lead-up to the UN Food Systems Summit 2021
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Vietnam holds first national dialogue in the lead-up to the UN Food Systems Summit 2021

Around 130 leaders, researchers, investors, government, and private sector representatives in Vietnam gathered in Hanoi and join virtually to identify solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing the food systems of the country. The feedback from the national partners will be reported to the first-ever UN Food Systems Summit in September to strategize the actions for positive change in agri-food systems to realize the Sustainable Development Goals. Continue reading

ILRI launches livestock research for development programs in Nepal
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ILRI launches livestock research for development programs in Nepal

Bimal Kumar Nirmal, acting secretary in Nepal’s Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (MoALD), officially launched ILRI’s livestock research programs in the country on 23 April 2021 at an inception meeting hosted by ILRI and MoALD in Kathmandu. Continue reading

Exploring ways of uplifting pig farmers’ livelihoods in northwest Vietnam
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Exploring ways of uplifting pig farmers’ livelihoods in northwest Vietnam

On 30 May 2017, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) co-hosted a stakeholder workshop in Hanoi, Vietnam. At the workshop, participants discussed research findings from a scoping study on improving pig value chains in the region and the objectives of a new research project which will assess how smallholder farmers in northwest Vietnam can add value to pig production by using maize grains as feed. Continue reading