Nine CGIAR centres in Vietnam and the country’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) have signed an agreement that will see CGIAR support the National Target Program on New Rural Development (NTP-NRD).
Marisa Michell, AVID volunteer at ILRI Vietnam, shares her ‘aha’ moment when she really understood the central importance of women in livestock development.
The fifth issue of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) East and Southeast Asia newsletter is now available. It provides an overview of the activities from July to December 2018 as well as the upcoming activities in the first six months in 2019.
In January, a team of human, animal, and environmental health investigators began an ambitious surveillance project to detect novel influenza viruses among poultry in Vietnam. The surveillance will involve collecting more than 5,000 field samples during a 12-month time period at live bird markets in Hanoi and three of Vietnam’s northern provinces.
Fifty researchers from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia benefited from meat inspection training workshops by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and German partners from the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and the Free University of Berlin (FBU) in November and December 2018.
Authors are invited to submit abstracts for oral, poster presentations and panel discussion for the regional symposium on research into smallholder pig production, health, and pork safety that will be held 27-29 March 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam.
In a workshop of the ‘Market-based approach to improving the safety of pork in Vietnam’, or SafePORK project on 27 November 2018, 40 animal health experts discussed how the theory could be applied in SafePORK project sites.