ILRI and Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying join hands to enhance India’s livestock sector
India / South Asia

ILRI and Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying join hands to enhance India’s livestock sector

Habibar Rahman, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) regional representative for South Asia, met with Shri Giriraj Singh, minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India, in New Delhi, to discuss the collaborative opportunities in livestock sector in India. Continue reading

Behaviour change interventions key to preventing and reducing pork-borne illnesses in northern Vietnam
AHH / Disease Control / Food Safety / ILRI / Pigs / Southeast Asia / Vietnam / Zoonotic Diseases

Behaviour change interventions key to preventing and reducing pork-borne illnesses in northern Vietnam

New research shows that incidences of pork-borne parasitic diseases in northern Vietnam may be lower than previously thought but behaviour change is needed to strengthen pork safety and reduce incidences of pork-borne illnesses in communities. Continue reading

One Health experts in South and Southeast Asia join efforts to tackle antibiotic resistance in people and animals
A4NH / Asia / ILRI / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

One Health experts in South and Southeast Asia join efforts to tackle antibiotic resistance in people and animals

The policymakers, human and animal health researchers, investors actors from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam met at a One Health and AMR research coordination workshop on 7–9 October in Hanoi to to discuss the challenges impeding efforts to combat AMR and identify ways to better coordinate AMR interventions in the region. Continue reading

Field experiences from the first RHoMIS tool application in Vietnam
East and Southeast Asia / ILRI / PIL / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Field experiences from the first RHoMIS tool application in Vietnam

For the first time in Vietnam, RHoMIS is being used in a nutrition study led by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry (TNUAF). The study is comparing household diet diversity data collected recently with data collected from the same household over a 12 month recall period. Continue reading

ILRI vacancy: Research Officer – Livestock CRP country project, Vietnam (closing date: 03 September 2019)
Agri-Health / East and Southeast Asia / ILRI / Livestock / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

ILRI vacancy: Research Officer – Livestock CRP country project, Vietnam (closing date: 03 September 2019)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Research Officer I to support the implementation of the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock Agri-food Systems, known as Livestock CRP in Vietnam. This position is jointly employed by ILRI and Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Vietnam. Deadline 3 September 2019. Continue reading

Engaging non-scientists in the scientific process: India project employs ‘participatory system dynamics modelling’ to improve control of livestock diseases in the country
Animal Diseases / Disease Control / ILRI / India / South Asia

Engaging non-scientists in the scientific process: India project employs ‘participatory system dynamics modelling’ to improve control of livestock diseases in the country

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. Continue reading