Vietnam joins UN call to transform global food systems as UN Food Systems Summit kicks off
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Vietnam joins UN call to transform global food systems as UN Food Systems Summit kicks off

On 23 September 2021, Vietnam’s President Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined other world leaders at the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) 2021 where the global transformation of food systems is being discussed towards achieving 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Continue reading

Art competition showcases public view of livestock development in Vietnam
East and Southeast Asia / ILRI / Livelihoods / Livestock / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Art competition showcases public view of livestock development in Vietnam

A competition has been launched within the framework of the exhibition ‘Livestock Development in Vietnam from Artists’ and Farmers’ Perspectives,’ to raise public awareness on the important role of livestock in the livelihoods, health and culture of Vietnamese people. Continue reading

Engaging key stakeholders towards a CGIAR sustainable animal productivity initiative in Vietnam
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Engaging key stakeholders towards a CGIAR sustainable animal productivity initiative in Vietnam

To implement its 2030 research and innovation strategy, the global research partnership CGIAR is developing a series of initiatives designed to achieve a world with sustainable and resilient food, land, and water systems that deliver more diverse, healthy, safe, sufficient and affordable diets, and ensure improved livelihoods and greater social equality, within planetary and regional … Continue reading

New CGIAR initiative in Vietnam must bring sectors together and make One Health applicable at grassroots levels
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New CGIAR initiative in Vietnam must bring sectors together and make One Health applicable at grassroots levels

In late July 2021, CGIAR scientists convened a national stakeholder consultation meeting in Vietnam to ensure the alignment of a new proposed One Health initiative with the national priorities. Continue reading

Issue 10 of ILRI East and Southeast Asia newsletter out now
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Issue 10 of ILRI East and Southeast Asia newsletter out now

The tenth issue of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) East and Southeast Asia newsletter is now available. It provides an overview of the activities from January to June 2021 as well as the upcoming activities in the second half of 2021. Click here to read ILRI East and Southeast Asia Newsletter, Issue 10 To get … Continue reading

Synergies in food systems transformation: CGIAR leads a dialogue with cross-sector stakeholders in Vietnam
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Synergies in food systems transformation: CGIAR leads a dialogue with cross-sector stakeholders in Vietnam

A CGIAR-led food systems dialogue was held 1 July 2021 in Hanoi to address existing and emerging challenges and opportunities in Vietnam’s agri-food systems and inform policies and investments ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS). Continue reading

Vietnam holds first national dialogue in the lead-up to the UN Food Systems Summit 2021
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Vietnam holds first national dialogue in the lead-up to the UN Food Systems Summit 2021

Around 130 leaders, researchers, investors, government, and private sector representatives in Vietnam gathered in Hanoi and join virtually to identify solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing the food systems of the country. The feedback from the national partners will be reported to the first-ever UN Food Systems Summit in September to strategize the actions for positive change in agri-food systems to realize the Sustainable Development Goals. Continue reading

Vietnam launches second phase of One Health partnership for zoonoses control
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Vietnam launches second phase of One Health partnership for zoonoses control

To strengthen ongoing work in the control of zoonotic diseases, or diseases transmitted from animals to humans, in Vietnam, the second phase of the framework for One Health Partnership for Zoonoses (OHP), was officially launched in Hanoi on 23 March 2021. This initiative by the Vietnamese government will run from 2021 to 2025. Continue reading

ILRI fellowship offers emerging researchers hands-on learning in using the One Health approach
Capacity Strengthening / COVID19 / East and Southeast Asia / ILRI / Southeast Asia / Vietnam / Zoonotic Diseases

ILRI fellowship offers emerging researchers hands-on learning in using the One Health approach

A fellowship program by the Southeast Asia One Health University Network (SEAOHUN) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is giving young Southeast Asian researchers hands-on experience in using the One Health approach to tackle zoonotic diseases in developing-country contexts. Continue reading