A4NH / Agri-Health / Asia / Cambodia / Food Safety / ILRI / Laos / Pigs / Report / Southeast Asia / Thailand / Vietnam

Reviewing pig-health research in Southeast Asia

In 2003, the Veterinary Public Health Centre for Asia Pacific (VPHCAP) was established to be a regional information centre on food safety for food of animal origin in countries of the Asia-Pacific region. Since then, the VPHCAP has provided considerable amounts of information for the region’s public health researchers. With the recent commencement of the … Continue reading

Asia / China / Crop-Livestock / Event / HUMIDTROPICS / ILRI / Intensification / Laos / Livestock / Thailand / Vietnam

CGIAR Humid Tropics research program plans for the Greater Mekong Region

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 … Continue reading

Asia / Crop-Livestock / Dairying / ILRI / India / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Pigs / Thailand / Vietnam

ILRI in Asia – May 2012 news update

Vietnamese farmers with cattle fodder (photo credit: ILRI/Werner Stür). Just in case you missed recent announcements, here is a selection of  reports on our International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) activities in Asia from the last month. Close to a hundred dairy farmers recently gathered in Bihar, India for an ILRI-organized training session on better dairy … Continue reading

Asia / ILRI / Interview / Knowledge and Information / Staff / Thailand

The ‘ILRI crowd’ in Asia: Korapin Tohtubtiang

Each week on this blog, we will meet with ILRI staff members, partners and projects in Asia to learn about their work, challenges and the opportunities they face to leverage livestock knowledge in Asia. Recruited to ILRI in July of 2011, Korapin Tohtubtiang has built on her experience working in Northern Laos to provide Monitoring … Continue reading