Press release:  Art exhibition showcases artist and farmer view of livestock development in Vietnam
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Press release: Art exhibition showcases artist and farmer view of livestock development in Vietnam

About 120 artworks and photos on livestock from the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum and the Livestock-led Interventions towards Equitable Livelihoods and Improved Environment in the Northwest Highlands of Vietnam, otherwise known as the Li-chăn project, will be displayed in an exhibition to be launched virtually and physically in Mai Son District, Son La Province in the Northwest of Vietnam on 12 October 2021. Continue reading

Engaging key stakeholders towards a CGIAR sustainable animal productivity initiative in Vietnam
Agriculture / Animal Health / Cattle / CGIAR / Crop-Livestock / East and Southeast Asia / Feeds / Forages / ILRI / Livelihoods / Livestock / Pigs / Southeast Asia / Value Chains / Vietnam

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

Community engagement a key to success in livestock systems transformation project in Northwest Vietnam
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Community engagement a key to success in livestock systems transformation project in Northwest Vietnam

By September this year, the Lichan research team were ready to present to the communes of Chieng Chung and Chieng Luong of Son La Province the planned interventions and the five areas of focus of the program. Continue reading

Exploring ways of uplifting pig farmers’ livelihoods in northwest Vietnam
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Exploring ways of uplifting pig farmers’ livelihoods in northwest Vietnam

On 30 May 2017, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) co-hosted a stakeholder workshop in Hanoi, Vietnam. At the workshop, participants discussed research findings from a scoping study on improving pig value chains in the region and the objectives of a new research project which will assess how smallholder farmers in northwest Vietnam can add value to pig production by using maize grains as feed. Continue reading

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Making hay: Indonesia study reveals opportunities for fodder markets in East Java

A final stakeholder workshop of a project that examined the factors, processes and incentives that influence Indonesian livestock farmers and their participation in feed markets in the country took place on 23 August 2016 in East Java, Indonesia. Continue reading

New report on economic potential of avocado, beef, pepper and cassava value chains in Vietnam
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New report on economic potential of avocado, beef, pepper and cassava value chains in Vietnam

A market study of the avocado, pepper, cassava and beef cattle value chains in Vietnam was recently completed. Funded by the CGIAR Research Program on Integrated Systems for the Humid Tropics (Humidtropics), the study was conducted in November 2014 by agricultural economists and researchers from ILRI, Tay Nguyen University and Western Highlands Agriculture and Forestry Science Institute. Continue reading

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New report identifies interventions to improve crop-livestock value chains in northwest Vietnam

A new report that explains how mixed (crop and livestock) farmers in Vietnam can raise their farm productivity and marketing practices to improve their livelihoods is now available. Continue reading

Crop Residues / Crop-Livestock / East and Southeast Asia / Feeds / Fodder / ILRI / Indonesia / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Markets / Southeast Asia

Indonesia project to improve smallholder farmer access to fodder markets

A new project funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and led by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) that will improve marketing and access to livestock fodder for Indonesia’s smallholder farmers has officially begun. Continue reading

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New partnership platform for better impact on poverty in northwest Vietnam

This article was originally written by Mai Thanh Tu for the Humidtropics blog. Reposted here with permission. Northwest Vietnam is a mountainous area bordering China to the north and Lao PDR to the south. About 30 ethnic minorities with distinct languages and traditions, including cultivation practices live in the area, the most populous groups being Thai, … Continue reading