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

Engaging key stakeholders towards a CGIAR sustainable animal productivity initiative in Vietnam
Agriculture / Animal Health / Cattle / CGIAR / Crop-Livestock / East and Southeast Asia / Feeds / Forages / ILRI / Livelihoods / Livestock / Pigs / Southeast Asia / Value Chains / Vietnam

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

New CGIAR initiative in Vietnam must bring sectors together and make One Health applicable at grassroots levels
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New CGIAR initiative in Vietnam must bring sectors together and make One Health applicable at grassroots levels

In late July 2021, CGIAR scientists convened a national stakeholder consultation meeting in Vietnam to ensure the alignment of a new proposed One Health initiative with the national priorities. Continue reading

Synergies in food systems transformation: CGIAR leads a dialogue with cross-sector stakeholders in Vietnam
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Synergies in food systems transformation: CGIAR leads a dialogue with cross-sector stakeholders in Vietnam

A CGIAR-led food systems dialogue was held 1 July 2021 in Hanoi to address existing and emerging challenges and opportunities in Vietnam’s agri-food systems and inform policies and investments ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS). 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, CGIAR and Indian officials strengthen collaborations in livestock development in the country
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ILRI, CGIAR and Indian officials strengthen collaborations in livestock development in the country

In March 2018, senior officials from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and the Odisha agriculture department discussed ways of increasing collaboration in livestock research for development in India. Continue reading

Vietnam agriculture officials and CGIAR draw up priorities for joint research in 2018-2020
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Vietnam agriculture officials and CGIAR draw up priorities for joint research in 2018-2020

MARD shared its research objectives and development plans for the country’s agricultural sector, including possible areas of cooperation for 2018-2020. Priority areas of cooperation were identified and CGIAR centres in Vietnam updated the officials on their research achievement and plans in the country. Continue reading

Agriculture / Asia / CGIAR / China / HUMIDTROPICS / ILRI / Innovation Systems / Intensification / Laos / PIL / Research / SLS / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

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

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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