The eighth 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 2020 as well as the upcoming activities in the last six months of 2020.
Millions of small-scale pig farmers across Asia risk falling into poverty due to the rapid spread of African swine fever.
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Pigs at the Drestry Farm Industry commercial farm in Asia (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann). African swine fever is a highly contagious viral disease affecting domestic and wild pigs. It kills nearly 100% of the pigs it infects. The good news is that the African swine fever virus does not infect…
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Sino-Africa Joint Research Centre (SAJOREC) of the Chinese Academic Sciences (CAS) have started research collaboration in agriculture, biodiversity, geosciences, microbiology and resource management through the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project.
The third issue of the ILRI East and Southeast Asia newsletter is now available. It provides an overview of the activities from July to December 2017 as well as the upcoming activities in 2018.
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 …
A recent meeting (23 September 2016) between the Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and ILRI further cemented the partnership between the two organizations when it reviewed five ongoing projects in China and launched three new ones.
Three scientists from South Asia are taking part in a six-week research visit at the Joint Laboratory on Livestock and Forage Genetic Resources (JLLFGR) in Beijing, China. This lab is jointly run by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and has been operating since 2004.
On 8-9 June 2015, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) renewed commitment to strengthen their partnership by launching the Joint Laboratory for Ruminant Disease Control (JLRDC) based in Lanzhou, a city southwest of Beijing.
The Greater Mekong Region is currently experiencing social and environmental change quicker than almost anywhere else in the world. Spanning south from Yunnan in South China through Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, the region is an international hotspot for global diversity, poverty, and economic change, and poses a distinct collection of social and …