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Implementing integrated systems research for sustainable smallholder agriculture in the Central Mekong

This book summarizes the achievements as well as some of the challenges faced while implementing integrated systems research to support the sustainable development of smallholder farming in the uplands of the Mekong region. It describes how CGIAR centers and national and local partners collaborated to test options to increase farm productivity in the Central Highlands … Continue reading

A4NH / Agri-Health / AHH / Asia / CCAFS / CGIAR / Emerging Diseases / ILRI / Southeast Asia / Vietnam / Zoonotic Diseases

One Health, many tools for forecasting climate-sensitive diseases in Vietnam

A team of researchers from ILRI and national climate, agricultural and health (human, animal and plant) institutes, is developing forecasting systems in Vietnam for three climate-sensitive zoonotic diseases, Japanese encephalitis, leptospirosis and aflatoxin-associated diseases. Titled, “Pestforecast: Surveillance and early-warning systems for climate-sensitive diseases in Vietnam”, the four-year project which started in 2015, is supported by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) in Southeast Asia. Continue reading

CGIAR / East and Southeast Asia / ILRI / Partnerships

CGIAR and Myanmar officials explore new areas of collaboration

A meeting between CGIAR centres and Myanmar’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MoALI) held 26–29 September 2016 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, explored increasing research collaboration, partnership and capacity development of the country’s scientists, extension workers and farmers. Continue reading

Agriculture / Asia / CGIAR / Collaboration / East and Southeast Asia / Event / ILRI / Partnerships / Regions / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

ILRI joins first CGIAR and MARD’s coordination meeting on enhancing agricultural research partnerships

Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and CGIAR recently evaluated on-going research by CGIAR centres in the country and developed plans for further collaboration in agricultural research for development. Continue reading

Open letter to the heads of state attending the 70th UN General Assembly, September 2015, New York
CGIAR / ILRI / Research / SDG

Open letter to the heads of state attending the 70th UN General Assembly, September 2015, New York

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Figure of a woman, pre-dynastic Egypt, 3500–3400 BCE (Brooklyn Museum). Co-advancement of Agricultural and Natural Resource Management within the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals ¶ The 17 global goals which you have supported the creation of are an unrivalled span of human aspiration covering everything from sharing prosperity, to protecting…