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.
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.
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.
The 2019 mid-year review of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) projects reviewed the progress of the four ICAR-ILRI collaborations in the country.
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.
Johanna Lindahl, senior scientist at ILRI and coordinator of the ‘Metropolitan Mosquitoes’ project shares best tips on how to avoid mosquito bites and keep people away from deadly mosquito-borne diseases like dengue and Japanese encephalitis.
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.
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.