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.
Since January 2020, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners have started mapping the India’s donkey and mule population to identify their usage patterns in rural and urban communities in the county.
In early October this year, a stakeholder engagement meeting was held in Mai Son District, Son La Province to consult Vietnamese partners and farmers on the planned interventions of the CGIAR Initiative on Sustainable Animal Productivity for Livelihoods, Nutrition and Gender Inclusion.
A collaboration between the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is supporting the development of backyard poultry production systems in India. The project aims for developing the indigenous chicken specific single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) chip for use in Indian indigenous chicken breeds.
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners recently trained 20 Vietnamese and 55 Laotian stakeholders on food safety and food safety risk assessment. This training is among the efforts of the Agroecology and Safe Food System Transitions (ASSET) project in transforming the food systems in the Southeast Asia region.
Experts in India met in a recent regional workshop to design a comprehensive African swine fever (ASF) management plan in response to the negative impacts of the disease on the livelihoods of millions of farmers in the northeast of the country.
The ninth issue of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) South Asia newsletter is now available. It provides an overview of the activities of this region from January to June 2022.
The 12th 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 2022 as well as the upcoming activities in the second half of 2022.
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 2022. Thank you.
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.