The third 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 July 2019.
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) are conducting a collaborative project on use of participatory methods in animal disease economic studies. These methods help officials refine their understanding of the economic losses caused by diseases in livestock and also inform policies developed and implemented to better control these diseases.
An International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)-led Government of Karnataka–CGIAR initiative is demonstrating proven livestock technologies for scaling in Karnataka.
Some 3 million pigs have been slaughtered in Vietnam since African swine fever was detected in February, making Vietnam the first Southeast Asian country to report an outbreak of a virus that has been devastating Chinese farmers for nearly a year.
ILRI and the Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services of the Odisha State, India, assisted rural communities revive livestock farming following the disastrous cyclone Fani that hit the state in May 2019.
Antibiotics are routinely added to animal feed in poor nations, fuelling superbugs. But new solutions are emerging, writes Aisling Irwin on SciDev.Net.
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 2019. Thank you.